Gochugaru Powder: Flavor Profile
We love a good red pepper, and it doesn’t get much tastier than gochugaru. This red chili powder is beloved by Korean cooks everywhere for its smoky, sweet and fruity flavor with mild heat and vibrant color.
Gochugaru is often used to make two staples in Korean households: red pepper paste (gochujang), and Kimchi. Now who doesn’t love Kimchi? It’s good for your gut and great for your taste buds. Plus, it makes the most flavorful fried rice ever!
Burma Spice gourmet gochugaru is grown and harvested by expert farmers in South Korea. Then it’s dried and sent to us while still fresh so we can hand package your batch before sending to you. Your homemade Korean meals will taste just as good as your favorite restaurant.
- Burma Spice premium Gochugaru powder is 100% kosher certified Gochugaru chili. This red chili is harvested, dried and ground by expert farmers in South Korea, who send fresh batches to us. We hand pack each shipment for your authentic Korean cuisine.
- This Korean chili pepper is most often used for making Gochujang a flavorfully pungent and savory condiment that is a staple in most Korean households, used to create the authentic flavor and vibrant red color of Kimchi, stews and spicy soups.
- Do we love this red pepper for its fruitiness, sweetness, smokiness, or for its mild spiciness? The answer is yes. We tip our hat to any red pepper that has this much flavor! No wonder cooks use this Korean chili powder in so many other tasty meals.
- 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 Powder
You can add fruity, smoky heat to a variety of foods—from chili, dry seasoning mixes and grilled meats, to crunchy snack foods that need a bit of kick—anything you want to add robust flavor and vibrant red color to.
Condiment: mix Burma Spice gourmet gochugaru into your homemade gochujang mix to create a tasty fermented paste that can be used in soup bases and chilis, or mixed into vegetable dishes for added flavor and color.
Kimchi: gochugaru is 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 chili powder into a bag of chips or other crunchy snack food that you want to add more flavors to.
This Korean chili powder 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!