Korean staple ingredient recipes

Chaeso-gukmul

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

cheonggukjang (extra strong fermented soybean paste: 청국장)

Extra-strong fermented soybean paste

Cheonggukjang
청국장

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

Chaeso-gukmul

Vegetable stock

Chaeso-gukmul
채소국물

Yellow pickled radish

Danmuji
단무지