Gochujang - Korean Chili Paste
Characteristics: smokey, spicy flavor with a thick and sticky consistency
Made with: red chili, rice, fermented soybeans, salt
Commonly used in: rice dishes, marinades and sauces
This is a Korean chili pepper paste. It has a bit of a smokey flavor with a smooth and thick consistency. The spiciness is not as sharp as Sriracha, and builds up as you keep eating it. You can get this in different spicy levels, but usually it's at a medium taste. Gochujang is great for rice dishes, marinades, and sauces.