This Gochujang Brown Butter is nutty, spicy and subtly sweet. Perfect as a spread on toast, sandwiches, for elevating pasta sauces and more!
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Gochujang Brown Butter (Spicy Brown Butter)
- Yield: ¾ cup 1x
- ⅔ cup (140 g) unsalted butter*
- 4 (20 g) large roasted garlic cloves, mashed
- ⅓ cup (100 g) gochujang
- 1 ½ - 2 tablespoon (15 - 20 g) gochugaru (Korean red pepper flakes)
- 2 tbsp (30 ml) rice vinegar
- 1 ½ - 2 tablespoon (30 - 40 g) oligo syrup
- pinch of salt
- Add butter to a small sauce pan. Turn on heat to medium and let the butter melt.
- Swirl the pan as it starts to foam and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes, or until butter is amber brown.
- Remove from heat. Whisk in gochujang, garlic, rice vinegar, oligo syrup, gochugaru and salt until well combined.
- Taste and adjust. Use immediately or transfer to a air tight container and store in the fridge for up to 1 week.
- *I used a vegan butter brand which browns (miyoko's butter)
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- Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer).
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Made this tonight (though used agave instead of oligo syrup, because I was overenthusiastic and didn't read the ingredients list before starting), and it was beautiful. It has such a stunning glossy red colour! I'm certain I will enjoy it with many dishes - this recipe makes plenty :).
This butter is pure magic! It's become a household staple 🙂