Have you ever tried Gochujang
(Korean red pepper paste) in a pasta dish?
If you haven’t, you're missing
out something incredibly delicious. The
gentle spiciness of the lovely Korean chili paste flavors pasta like no other.
Here is a recipe in which you
can use Gochujang to turn your ordinary pasta into extraordinary - Gochujang
The ingredients you need are
somewhat similar to cajun style chicken pasta but the flavor will take a slight
It is easy to make. All you need
are some chicken breasts, sweet peppers, onion, tomatoes, garlic, dried thyme
and oregano, chicken stock and cream. And JayOne Gochujang will do the magic to
bring the flavor in your dish.
Pull up your sleeves and let’s
get to work. We are going to do some slicing..
Ingredients (6 servings) :
●1 package Fettuccine pasta
●3 chicken breast
●3 garlic cloves,
●½ teaspoon onion
●½ teaspoon dried
●½ teaspoon dried
cayenne pepper, optional
extra virgin olive oil
●1 medium green
●1 medium red
●½ onion, sliced
●3 vine ripe
●1 cup chicken
●1 cup cream
chopped fresh parsley, optional
●salt and pepper
Dice your chicken breasts into
big bite size pieces.
Place your chicken pieces in a
mixing bowl, add gochujang, ½ of minced garlic, onion powder, dried thyme and
Mix everything well together. Set aside.
Slice your peppers and onion
Fettuccine is a great choice to
use in this recipe. Cook according to the package direction.
Heat 1 tablespoon butter and 1
tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add peppers, onion, and the
remaining minced garlic. Sprinkle in dried thyme, oregano and cayenne pepper
(optional). Saute them until they are soft and tender, about 4-5 minutes.
Dice the tomatoes.
When the onion and peppers are
soft, add the tomatoes to the skillet.
Continue to cook for another
minute or two. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer them to a plate and set
Melt the remaining butter and
olive oil in the skillet.
Add the chicken breast and let
them sizzle a little.
Toss gently to cook evenly. You
might need to adjust the heat to low to avoid burning.
Transfer the chicken to a plate
Now, pour the chicken stock in
the hot skillet...
...and scrape up all that good
stuff that is stuck on the bottom of the pan with a spatula. Let the stock to
reduce in half.
Add cream and simmer for 2-3
minutes until it thickens a little. Season with salt if needed.
Return the chicken and
vegetables to the skillet and toss well.
Add the cooked pasta to the
skillet and toss everything until well combined.
Top it off with a sprinkle of
parsley and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
Your lovely pasta is ready to
This is quite a well balanced
meal on its own and you don’t need anything else to go with it.
As soon as you take your first
bite, you will be quite surprised how gochujang can turn the ordinary pasta
into something very exotic. And you will be so glad that you tried.