Gochujang is a Korean red chili paste and just like sriracha, there are a lot of brands out there. Chung Jung Won is a safe bet and comes in a red plastic tub, which helps it stand out if your Korean isn't up to snuff. Deeper in color than sriracha, and sweeter, gochujang is traditionally used in cooking but works just as well on burgers as it does in bibimbap.
Credit: Getty Images
Powered By ZergNet
Gear of the Year
102 of the Best Tools, Toys & Tech
Plus: The Woman Who Bails Out the NFL's Bad Boys
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
Joby Ogwyn: The Man Who Fell to Earth
Life Advice from John Cleese
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.