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Flavorful Korean Gochujang Noodles

Sweet & spicy Korean Gochujang noodles that is super flavorful & utterly delicious ! Super easy and quick to make & is ready in 30 mins.
Course Main Course
Cuisine korean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 338kcal
Author Meesha


  • 8 oz dried noodles of choice *
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang paste
  • ½ tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoon soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 red bell pepper julienned


  • Start by bringing a pot of water to boil and cook noodles according to package instructions. Rinse it under cold water, strain and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together gochujang paste, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil and maple syrup.
  • Heat up about a tablespoon of neutral oil in a cast iron skillet / non-stick pan on medium heat. Add in garlic and saute until fragrant, for 2-3 minutes.
  • Next, add in cabbage and red bell pepper. Cook for 4-5 minutes until softened, stirring frequently.
  • Toss in noodles along with gochujang sauce. Mix until the sauce is thoroughly incorporated. Give it a taste and add more soy sauce, if needed.


Any kinds of dried noodles from wheat noodles, udon noodles to pasta can be used.
To make this oil-free, use ¼ cup of water or vegetable broth to saute instead of oil. Also omit sesame oil and top it with some sesame seeds instead.
Make this gluten-free by using certified gluten-free red pepper paste and soy sauce.
Feel free to substitute or add in veggies according to what you have on hand. Some veggies that will work well in this recipe are carrot, broccoli florets and mushrooms.
Refrigerate leftovers in sealed containers for 4-5 days.


Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 240mg | Potassium: 372mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1299IU | Vitamin C: 70mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg