I first had gochujang paste in bibimbap, a Korean dish. I fell in love with the spicy and savory red paste, and started looking for uses for it.
Gochujang, also called red chilie paste is a Korean fermented condiment that is spicy, savory and sweet. It pairs very nicely with beef, and chicken. You can use chicken in place of beef in this recipe, but I find it tastes better with beef.
Gochujang comes in different levels of spiciness. If you get a batch that is too spicy, you can reduce the amount you use in the marinade. Gochujang may be difficult to find, depending on you area. If you have an Asian grocery store near you, they should carry it.
This is a recipe for spicy Korean BBQ short ribs. These aren't the typical ribs you will get at a Korean BBQ restaurant, but a spicier variation. Easy to prepare, and quick to cook. Always a crowd pleaser.