One taste of this Korean sauce and it'll become a refrigerator staple. Smear on lettuce wraps or serve with any grilled meat.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 cup


  • ½ cup doenjang (see Tips)

  • ¼ cup mirin

  • 3 tablespoons gochujang (see Tips)

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil

  • 1 clove garlic, grated


  1. Combine doenjang, mirin, gochujang, sesame seeds, oil and garlic in a small bowl.


Tips: Doenjang is a flavorful paste that, like miso, is made from fermented soybeans.

The bright red, fiery chile paste gochujang is the quintessential Korean condiment.

To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

41 Calories
2g Fat
5g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Serving Size 1 tablespoon
Calories 41
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 3g
Added Sugars 1g 2%
Protein 1g 3%
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Vitamin A 1IU 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Folate 1mcg 0%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Magnesium 4mg 1%
Potassium 5mg 0%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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