Hot Right Now: Gochujang

Gochujang, a Korean fermented chile paste, is earning Sriracha-level praise from top chefs and novice cooks. This crimson paste delivers rich umami flavor with a more reserved heat and a slightly sweet finish. Drop a teaspoonful into your favorite marinades and sauces to spice things up. A suggestion for your first attempt at using gochujang: Whip up a sauce for chicken wings and watch your crowd go wild.

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