Korean staple ingredient recipes

apple ssamjang

Some ingredients used in other recipes are traditionally made at home instead of store bought. The quality of homemade is almost always better.

apple ssamjang

Apple dipping sauce

Sagwa-ssamjang
사과쌈장

Dumpling wrappers

Mandu-pi
만두피

doenjang

Fermented soybean paste

Doenjang
된장

Fish cakes

Eomuk
어묵

gochujang

Hot pepper paste

Gochujang
고추장

Korean spicy dipping sauce

Ssamjang
쌈장

Long, cylinder-shaped rice cake

Garaetteok
가래떡

Maesil extract

Maesil-cheong
매실청

Mung bean sprouts

Sukju-namul
숙주나물

Short grain rice flour

Mepssalgaru
멥쌀가루

guk-ganjang

Soup soy sauce

Guk-ganjang
국간장

Soybean sprouts

Kongnamul
콩나물

Toasted sesame seeds

Bokkeun-kkae
볶은깨

Yellow pickled radish

Danmuji
단무지