Gochugaru Flakes: Flavor Profile
We love a good red pepper, and gochugaru is a fun one because it has more than simple spice appeal. This Kimchi chili flake has flavor, color and texture. This red chili powder is beloved by Korean cooks everywhere for its smoky, sweet and fruity flavor with mild heat and vibrant color.
Burma Spice gourmet gochugaru peppers (also known as long peppers) are grown and harvested by expert farmers in South Korea. They dry the freshly picked peppers, grind them into coarse flakes, and send directly to us for packaging. We hand pack each batch as they come in and ship out while the flakes are still fresh and full of flavor. Your homemade Korean meals will taste just as good as your favorite restaurant.
- Burma Spice premium gochugaru flakes are 100% kosher certified gochugaru chili. This Korean chili pepper is harvested, dried and ground into coarse flakes by expert farmers in South Korea. We hand pack each fresh batch for your homemade Korean meals.
- Coarsely ground Korean red pepper flakes are used by authentic Korean chefs, for texture and for adding vibrant red color to dishes like Kimchi, cucumber salad, and stews like spicy tofu jjigae. Add these flavorful flakes to your next batch of chili.
- Korean red pepper flakes are loved for their complex fruity, sweet and smoky flavor, their spiciness, and the beautiful red color they add to your favorite authentic Korean recipes. Use these gochu flakes in vegan or meat dishes for Korean flair.
- We hand package our freshly dried flavorful gochugaru chili before sending to you for your yummiest authentic Korean meals. You’ll taste the fresh difference! Test our customer satisfaction guarantee (or money back), and be prepared to fall in love.
Cooking with Gochugaru Flakes
Gochugaru is often used to make two Korean households favorites: Kimchi (a staple), and jjigae, a flavorful Kimchi stew. The stew is a great way to use Kimchi you might have hanging out in the fridge.
Many cooks use gochugaru powder and the flakes together when making Kimchi to ensure that this robust Korean red pepper flavor lasts throughout the fermentation process.
Kimchi: gochugaru flakes are an essential ingredient in Kimchi, a fermented cabbage side dish that is a staple in Korean households, and becoming more popular among people who want healthier digestive systems.
Soups and Stews: stir some flavorful gochugaru into your next chicken, pork or vegetable based soup or stew. It’s also great in chilis.
Snack foods: sprinkle a small amount of gochugaru flakes on top of your favorite bean or hummus dip for a bit of color, flavor and spice.
This Korean chili pepper is so tasty you’ll be using it in all things edible. Just be sure to take notes because anyone who dips a spoon (or hand) into your gochugaru creations is going to want the recipe. Add some to your cart today. Then tell us about your favorite gochugaru recipes.