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Korean Sauce or Marinade Recipe

Korean Sauce or Marinade Recipe


  • ¼ cup gochujang (a sweet-spicy fermented chili paste/sauce)

  • 1 tablespoon gochugaru (Korean chili flakes) or chili powder of choice FOR EXTRA SPICY preparation (optional)

  • ¼ cup warm water

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce, shoyu or tamari  

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

  • 2 teaspoons sugar

  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped or thinly sliced

  • 2 inches ginger, wide grated or chopped


Serves: 4

Toss sauce ingredients in a large plastic re-sealable bag or bowl to combine. (Then add meat and/or veggies to bag or bowl if using as a marinade).