Korean staple ingredient recipes

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

jocheong, ssaljocheong, 쌀조청

Rice syrup

Ssal-jocheong
쌀조청

Chaeso-gukmul

Vegetable stock

Chaeso-gukmul
채소국물

cheonggukjang (extra strong fermented soybean paste: 청국장)

Extra-strong fermented soybean paste

Cheonggukjang
청국장

apple ssamjang

Apple dipping sauce

Sagwa-ssamjang
사과쌈장

Maesil extract

Maesil-cheong
매실청

guk-ganjang

Soup soy sauce

Guk-ganjang
국간장

doenjang

Fermented soybean paste

Doenjang
된장

Mung bean sprouts

Sukju-namul
숙주나물

Yellow pickled radish

Danmuji
단무지

Toasted sesame seeds

Bokkeun-kkae
볶은깨

Dumpling wrappers

Mandu-pi
만두피

Fish cakes

Eomuk
어묵

Soybean sprouts

Kongnamul
콩나물

Long, cylinder-shaped rice cake

Garaetteok
가래떡

Short grain rice flour

Mepssalgaru
멥쌀가루

Korean spicy dipping sauce

Ssamjang
쌈장

gochujang

Hot pepper paste

Gochujang
고추장