Spicy Miso Dip

Ssam Jang


Preparation info

  • Makes about

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Korean Table: From Barbecue to Bibimbap 100 Easy-To-Prepare Recipes

The Korean Table

By Taekyung Chung and Debra Samuels

Published 2015

  • About

Salty, sweet and spicy flavors are all packed in one terrific and versatile sauce. Miso is combined with red pepper paste, honey, apple juice and sesame seeds and sesame oil for a dip with complex flavors. It can be used as a dip for vegetables, a sauce for steamed chicken and noodles, a condiment for bulgogi, or a base for salad dressing. We used Korean miso (doenjang) but you can substitute Japanese miso. Korean miso resembles Japanese miso, a condiment for bulgogi, but has a stron