Korean gochujang ribs are a spicy twist on a classic favourite. So easy to make as barbecued ribs, in the oven or slow cooker.
Super Bowl is coming and we have a great Gochujang ribs recipe that will impress your friends. We love ribs, whether they are red wine braised ribs or Pok Pok’s signature ribs. Maybe it’s because you have to eat them with your hands but there’s something about ribs that brings people together.
Let’s face it, by the time Super Bowl arrives we’ve long forgotten about our New Year’s resolutions to drop a few pounds and we have no issues digging into the spinach dip. It’s an evening of indulgence with friends that helps us get through the drudgery of winter. Personally I don’t think we should be so hard on ourselves,
Super Bowl is not the time for salad.
But if you’re going to splurge do it well. Forget the seven layer surprise dip you had at Christmas or the generic honey garlic wings. It’s a new year, try something different. This year we’re serving a gochujang ribs recipe that’s big on flavour but something unexpected.
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There’s so much great food around the world to inspire. Bring something people will love that isn’t in generic buffalo sauce or bacon wrapped (gasp, yes we said to leave the bacon at home!)
Be prepared. Gochujang packs some heat.
Gochujang is like an amped up Sriracha with much more depth and flavour. Once you try it you’ll never go back to the rooster bottle. You can find it easily in K-town supermarkets or if you don’t live in a big city it’s also on Amazon – here’s the gochujang brand I buy.
If you’re going with spicy indulgent food you must be prepared. You know what I mean, we’ve all been there. You’re having a good time and then all of a sudden the sweats kick in and you’re not feeling so hot.
It can happen mid-game, when you get home or the dreaded next day when those bacon wrapped spicy jalapeños are not as distant a memory as you’d like them to be.
Nausea, Heartburn, Indigestion, Upset Stomach, Diarrhea* – we all know that jingle.
Pepto-Bismol is one of those things you always want to keep on hand for the first sign of an upset stomach and if you’re hosting a party be kind to your guests and make sure it’s on your shopping list. You can find it at any local Loblaws, Zehrs, and Real Canadian Super Store store.
It’s also something that is always in our house and in our bag when we travel. We travel to eat and we don’t want to miss out on anything. We buy in advance because we want to be prepared for slipping into indulgence without the guilt – or discomfort.
I’m not saying you’re going to need it, but it’s always a good idea to be prepared.
Korean Gochujang Ribs
These ribs are so easy to make and the next day you’ll have everyone asking you how to pronounce that Korean hot sauce name again.
You can begin this gochujang recipe the day before and finish before the party. If you’re short on space in the oven it’s also great in the slow cooker, simply cook for 4 hours on high.
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