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Gochujang (Red Chili Pepper Paste) from Wang Korea

Gochujang is a fermented hot chili paste from Korea that is known for being a popular base ingredient in many dishes. Traditionally, it is made via a fermentation process over several years, during which it is kept in earthenware pots outdoors, where glutinous rice is covered with enzymes for fermentation. Thanks to modern research and production methods, anyone can enjoy the delicious flavor of Korean hot pepper paste.

This brand of gochujang is by Wang Korea, which is distributed by Wang Globalnet. Wang Korea is a major exporter of traditional Korean foods. Since their expansion to the USA, they have become an increasingly global exporter of Korean foods. Their commitment to quality guarantees fresh and delicious food products. There are only a handful of ingredients in this gochujang, including wheat flour, corn syrup, mixed red pepper seasoning with garlic and onions, water, and salt. The spiciness comes from the red pepper powder, and the savory kick is mainly from the garlic and onion mixed seasoning.

A 1 lb red tub of Wang Korea gochujang (hot pepper paste)

This gochujang has a mild yet noticeable spice level that is not overpowering, but complementary to any dish. Use gochujang paste sparingly since it has a very concentrated flavor and is quite salty. If you decide to use it as a condiment or dipping sauce, you can thin it out with some water. And if you choose to cook with it, start out with small amounts since you can always add more later.

This gochujang contains 25 servings. Each serving size is one tablespoon and has 45 calories. There is half a gram of fat, no cholesterol, 490 milligrams of sodium, nine grams of carb, no fiber, five grams of sugar, and one gram of protein per serving. Wheat is a potential allergen in this gochujang. Common dishes that are accompanied by gochujang include stir-fries, meat dishes, salads, stews, and soups. It is used extensively in Korean cuisine to marinate meat and as a condiment for dishes like bibimbap. It is also a base ingredient in other condiment pastes, such as ssamjang. Gochujang is known for its perfect balance of sweet and spicy flavors, and for its savory kick.
 

Since it is incredibly flavorful, this paste makes meals spicier, but can also increase the sweet and smoky tastes of certain dishes. The paste itself is thick and sticky and deep red in color. I recommend that you try out this gochujang and discover the savory and spicy flavor of this traditional Korean condiment. Try it on a variety of foods and experiment cooking with it to add authentic Korean flavors to your foods. Here I'm going to open up this package of gochujang and show you how it looks. The gochujang has a deep, beautiful red color and a strong pungent aroma. Here's how it looks. It is delicious and versatile, and I hope you'll try it out.

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