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No-Cook 5 Minute Korean Chili Sauce (Gochujang)

5 ingredients and 5 minutes are all you need to make this sweet, spicy, and salty Korean chili sauce! It's the perfect condiment that gives a tasty kick to a variety of dishes, Asian or not!
Course Sauces
Cuisine Korean
Keyword chili sauce, gochujang
Servings 1 cup
Calories 35kcal
Author Lisa from A Day in the Kitchen


  • 3 tbs miso paste
  • 2 tbs honey
  • 2 tbs chili pepper flakes powder
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 3 tbs water


  • Combine all ingredients in a bow and mix well with a whisk.
  • Store in a sealed jar in the refrigerator.


  • When buying chili pepper, make sure you are purchasing the fine powder form and not the chili flakes.
  • If the sauce is too thick, add more water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until you reach the desired consistency.
  • Adjust the amount of the ingredients according to taste.
  • If doubling or tripling the recipe, blend all the ingredients in a blender!
  • Drizzle on bibimbap, japchae, eggs, fried rice...on anything you might you use with ketchup!!
  • Mix with mayo to make gochujang mayo and use it as a dip or spread it in sandwiches!


Calories: 35kcal