Making your own Chinese hot chili paste (La jiao jiang) If you like spicy food, la jiao jiang will become your new best friend. You will hold it and pet it and name it George. You will wrap your arms around it and purr.
Ancho-Guajillo Paste – This is an all-purpose chili paste recipe made with ancho and guajillo chili peppers. Use it to flavor soups and stews, pasta sauces, slow cooker recipes and so much more. I have this in the refrigerator all the time as a quick go-to for massive flavor.
Gochujang Sauce: (Makes enough for three generous servings.) 1/2 cup gochujang (spicy chili pepper paste, available in Korean markets) 3 Tbsp seasoned rice vinegar 9 drops stevia or 1 Tbsp sugar 2 cloves garlic, pressed 1 tsp sesame oil
Mama Kim’s Gochujang Sauce Ingredients Gochujang – 3 TBSP Doenjang – 1 TBSP Rice Vinegar – 1 tsp Sesame Oil – ½ tsp Sugar – 3 TBSP Sesame Seeds – 1 tsp Scallions – 1 TBSP Instructions Mix all ingredients in a bowl with a whisk. If sauce is too thick, add more rice vinegar or splash of water. Keep sauce refrigerated after use.