Teriyaki Sauce

This recipe makes a bit more than 1 pint of sauce. Servings: 10 Ingredients 6 1/2 tablespoons Soy Sauce 8 1/2 tablespoons sugar 1 1/4 cup water 1/2 ounce sections of ginger, peeled 3 cloves garlic, peeled 3 leaves lettuce 1/4 medium apples 1 stalks celery 3 sprigs parsley 1/4 small white … Read more

Ssam Jang

Ssamjang is a common Korean condiment served with many types of grilled, boiled, or stir fried meats. There are many different variations ranging from sweet and mild to salty and very hot, from a thin almost liquid paste to a thick almost solid paste. This is a basic version to get you … Read more

Kochujang (gochujang) Substitute

If you can not get Kochujang (gochujang) in your area you can make a substitute chilli/chile paste that, while it will not taste the same, can be used with acceptable results. NOTE: This is not the Korean sauce (Ssamjang) that is served with lettuce wraps or Bibimbap. This recipe could be an … Read more

Kkaesogeum (sesame salt)

깨소금 Servings: 16 Ingredients 1 cup sesame seeds 1/2 tsp (more or less to taste) salt Procedure Heat a pan over low to medium heat. Add sesame seeds and slowly toast, stirring often, until golden brown. Remove from heat and let cool. Place seeds in a grinder (or use a mortar and … Read more


고추장 Gochujang is one of the top staples in Korean cooking. It is used as a component in sauces, marinades, soups, braises, stews, and more. Traditional gochujang is made from made from red chili, glutinous rice, fermented soybeans and salt, and allowed to naturally ferment over years in large earthen pots outdoors. … Read more

Flavored Soy Sauces

You can change the flavor profile of soy sauce by infusing it with a variety of ingredients. This allows you to buy one type of basic soy sauce, and yet have several different flavors available for assorted dishes. Servings: 20 Ingredients Mushroom and Garlic Soy Sauce Ingredients 1 cup soy sauce 1/2 … Read more

Choganjang (Vinegared soy sauce with sesame)

This is just one version of the popular Choganjang sauce. Servings: 16 Ingredients 2 tablespoon kkaesogeum 1 teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoon soy sauce 2 teaspoon rice vinegar 1/2 teaspoon toasted(roasted) sesame oil 2 tablespoon water 2 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon medium ground red pepper 1 small green or spring onion Procedure Directions … Read more

Basic Meat Marinade

This is a basic marinade that can be used with most meats (beef, chicken, pork). Use for either stir fry or grilled meats. Servings: 5 Ingredients 3/4 cup natural brewed soy sauce 3/4 cup unsalted beef broth or water 1 each small onion 1 each small Nashi (Asian) pear or semi sweet … Read more

Bokkum Gochujang

볶음 고추장 This is a variant of the chili paste dipping sauce that can be served with grilled, boiled, or stir fried meats, or various vegetable preparations. This is a basic variation that includes minced beef but omits the doenjang (soy bean paste) found in Ssamjang. Feel free to adjust quantities and … Read more

Basic Spicy Marinade

Servings: 40 Ingredients 1 1/2 cup soy sauce 1 1/2 cup unsalted beef, pork, or chicken stock, or water 1/2 cup medium or fine ground red chili pepper 1/4 cup coarse ground red chili pepper (not the flakes & seeds mix) 1 cup sugar, brown sugar, corn syrup, or honey 1 small … Read more

Gyeran Jidan – Yellow and White Garnish

황백 계란 지단 (colorful or yellowish egg garnish) 계란 지단/달걀 지단 – Dalgyal Jidan/Gyeran Jidan – Egg garnish This is a popular garnish used in soups, stir fry, braises, salads, and more. Degree of Difficulty Degree of Difficulty: Very easy Servings: 3 Cooking Times Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 6 minutes … Read more