Spicy Korean Hot Bean Paste Pork

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Delicious hot and spicy Korean bean paste pork

Delicious hot and spicy Korean bean paste pork

One of my top favourite ingredients is Korean bean paste, both the hot one and the not hot one. They are great for marinades or added to soup. This delicious pork dish is very simple and easy. I think it goes best with rice and some stir fry vegetables. Of course you can scoop this over noodles or pasta too if you like. I’m sure it will be just as delicious. You can use other types of meat too I’m sure though I have not tried as this is the first time I cooked this dish.

Korean bean pastes

Korean bean pastes

You can buy Korean bean pastes form Asian supermarkets. Give a try. You can use this wonderful pastes in many dishes. More in the links further down below.

Here’s the recipe for this quick Spicy Korean Hot Bean Paste Pork.

Ingredients A
750g pork (sliced thinly)
3T apple cider vinegar
2T hot Korean bean paste
2T Korean bean paste (not hot)
1/2t pepper powder
3T sugar
3T light soya sauce
2T sesame oil

Add marinade to pork

Add marinade to pork

Mix marinade and pork well

Mix marinade and pork well

Put all ingredients A in a mixing bowl and mix well. Leave to marinade a few hours, best overnight. You can use any cut of meat. I used pork steak which is very lean.

Ingredients B
3 spring onions (cut into 1 inches length)
1/2 garlic (peeled and chopped finely)
1 knob ginger (thinly sliced)
1 & 1/2 red onions (peeled and sliced)

Fry onions, garlic and ginger

Fry onions, garlic and ginger

Heat up some oil in a frying pan and add all of Ingredients B except spring onions. Fry for a while until fragrant, then add the spring onions. Continue to stir for a little while.

Cooked hot Korean bean paste pork

Cooked hot Korean bean paste pork

Add the marinaded pork and keep stirring until cooked. Don’t add water. There’ll be some sauce as you cook. You can see in the picture here.

Hot Korean bean paste pork with rice and bok choy

Hot Korean bean paste pork with rice and bok choy

Dish up and serve hot with rice and a vegetable stir fry like bok choy, one of my favourite vegetables. I’m sure you can eat more rice like me….*wink*.

Cooking and baking is actually fun. If you are already into cooking and baking, keep it up and have fun. But if you haven’t, for some reasons, it’s time to start. Home cooked food does not need to be very elaborate to be delicious. Best of all, it’s many times cheaper than eating out and much cleaner and more nutritious as you are in control of the ingredients.

Most of the recipes on my blog are very simple and easy with health always on my mind. They are suitable for busy parents or those who find cooking rather intimidating. It’s also to inspire my girls to cook more healthy food. Has it worked? An astounding ‘YES’! So, you see, I’m actually a happy mother…*BIG smiles*.

Other pork recipes that you maybe be interested in:
Restaurant Style Sweet And Sour Pork
Delicious Chinese Cabbage Rolls
Brandy Ginger Pork
Braised Pork With Miso Paste

Other recipes with Korean hot bean paste that you may be interested in:
Fried Korean Kimchi Chicken
Fried And Delicious Fried Lamb With Bean Paste
Chili Salmon With Hot Bean Paste
Spicy Seafood Kimchi Soup
Chicken and Chinese Cabbage Stir Fry With Hot Bean Paste
Spicy Aromatic Baked Chicken

Spicy Lamb Tofu Miso Soup

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14 Comments

somewhere in singapore  on July 2nd, 2012

yummy yummy

Belinda @zomppa  on July 2nd, 2012

I’m all about spicy bean stuff! So much flavor!

claire  on July 2nd, 2012

Yes, the recipes are quite simple to understand.. and normally your one dish will be enough too! Vegetable and meat.. 2 in 1.. kau thim! :)

Drick  on July 2nd, 2012

whoa - that is some good looking pork and I know that sauce is a killer (meaning really good)… would love the flavor I know, hot and spicy…
hope all are doing well and hope your ankle is about to heal so you will be back on the court in no time - take care and blessings to your family

suituapui  on July 2nd, 2012

I wonder what that tastes like… Maybe I can try with our canned bean paste - my missus loves those with porridge.

Jane @ The Wayward Oven  on July 2nd, 2012

I agree with you about home-cooked food. And this dish looks delicious! I think I’ll be stopping by at the shops for some doenjang after work today. Thanks for the recipe!

Quay Po Cooks  on July 2nd, 2012

That sounded like a nice dish to go with plain rice. I agree with Claire, one dish “kow tim” I like:D

Jess @ Bakericious  on July 2nd, 2012

I love korean food, this dish looks yummy!

Blackswan  on July 3rd, 2012

Gosh! Ure killing me, reminding of my trip to Seoul! I wanna eat this!

Nami | Just One Cookbook  on July 3rd, 2012

WOW this looks delicious! I love pork with Korean flavor! With rice and some veggies this is a perfect week night meal. Thanks for sharing this recipe with us!

Yummy bakes  on July 3rd, 2012

It looks very spicy to me ….

Mistletoe  on July 3rd, 2012

I love the spicy Korean bean paste, but I don’t find it very spicy. I always double the amount that the recipe calls for. It’s delicious flavour wise though. Your marinade sounds yummylicious. :D Not a huge pork fan, but I know I could substitute with chicken or even shrimp. ;)

lena  on July 4th, 2012

hmmm..very special, chinese stir fry with korean paste..sounds appetising! that’s creative , mary, thanks for sharing your idea!

jason kim  on November 27th, 2014

the recipe and the food look great!
thank you for sharing!

jason kim ^^

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