Quick Korean Flavored Barbecue Sauce

Quick Korean-flavored barbecue sauce [Photographs: Joshua Bousel ]

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Quick Korean Flavored Barbecue Sauce

About This Recipe

Yield:Makes 1 1/2 cups
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
This recipe appears in: Pantry Essentials: All About Ssämjang


  • 18 ounces bottled barbecue sauce (1 1/2 cups), preferably KC Masterpiece
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon ssamjang
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil


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    In a medium bowl, whisk together barbecue sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, ssamjang, gochujang, fish sauce, and sesame oil. Use immediately or pour back in bottle and store in refrigerator for up to a month.

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