This sweet, spicy, and savory Korean Gochujang Dipping Sauce comes together in 5 minutes using 5 ingredients. Use this versatile sauce as a dip, salad dressing, or drizzle it over roasted veggies or avocado toast for an umami treat.
Gochujang comes in five levels of spiciness – mild hot, slightly hot, medium hot, very hot, and extremely hot. You can select one of them, depending on how spicy you want the sauce to be.Gochujang has a pungent fermented flavor. Therefore, there is no substitute for it. But if you do not get it, you can make a paste of red pepper flakes, soy sauce, and sugar.You can substitute rice vinegar with white vinegar or white wine vinegar too.To thin the sauce, use warm water and mix it properly. Also, if you want to make it thicker, use less rice vinegar.