Gochugaru (Korean Chile Flakes)

Ingredients: Dries Chiles
Gochu Garu are Korean red chile flakes that are traditionally used in a huge range of dishes. It’s especially called for in kimchi recipes. With a moderate heat level and a bright, fruity flavour, gochu garu is very similar to Aleppo chiles. Gochugaru is an Asian ingredient made from red chile peppers that are dried and ground into coarse flakes. It is one of the most popular ingredients in Korean cooking, with a sweet, sharp taste and moderate heat.

Heat Level 4 out of 10   Heat ranges from 1,500 to 10,000 Scoville units