Korean Dipping Sauce

  • Serves

    makes 1 1/2 cups


This spicy sauce is typically used in Korean cooking as a condiment for leaf-wrapped rice and meats.


  • 2 tbsp. sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 oz. firm tofu
  • 13 cup gochujang (red pepper paste)
  • 14 cup honey
  • 3 tbsp. Asian sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp. doenjang (soybean paste)
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 scallion, chopped


Step 1

Grind sesame seeds in a spice grinder. Transfer ground seeds to a food processor along with remaining ingredients; process until smooth. Will keep, refrigerated, for up to 1 week.

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