Ssamjang for Samgyeopsal

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 1 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons korean red pepper paste (Gochuchang)
  • 1 12
    tablespoons sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon korean soy bean paste (Doenjang)
  • 18
    teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1
    tablespoon water
  • 1
    small onion, roughly chopped
  • 1
    whole korean green pepper (can use an Anaheim)
  • 1
    tablespoon korean red pepper flakes (Gochugaru)
  • 4
    tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1
    pinch salt and pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place all ingredients in food processor.
  • Pulse then blend smooth.
  • Put sauce in small pot and heat to a simmer. Simmer five minutes and allow to cool slightly.
  • To serve, use a lettuce leaf as a wrap. Place slice of Samgyeopsal (pork belly) on leaf. Add a bit of rice. Top with Ssamjang sauce. Roll and enjoy.
  • Note, cook time includes the pork belly grilling. The Korean products can be found in Asian grocery stores or online at places like H-Mart.
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