Korean Store Shopping List

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Staples to purchase at the Korean grocery store (may also be available at general Asian markets). I've limited this list chiefly to items that are tricky to find in regular grocery stores.

  • Korean red pepper paste (gochujang, a thick deep red paste made up of red pepper powder and syrup, gochujang is both spicy and sweet)
  • Korean dwenjang paste (similar to miso paste)
  • Korean bbq marinade
  • Korean bbq paste
  • Korean red pepper powder (coarse)
  • Korean rice
  • Rice vinegar
  • Dark sesame oil
  • Dried shiitake mushrooms
  • Roasted Korean sesame seeds
  • Silken soft tofu in tubes or non-refrigerated blocks (soon dubu)
  • Instant miso soup packets
  • Seaweed (laver)
  • Jar of pre-made kimchi
  • Daikon radish
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