Gochu Doenjang Muchim - (Green Korean Peppers Seasoned with Doenjang)
Trim off the ends of the peppers
doenjang (or soybean paste is a type of fermented bean paste made entirely of soybean and brine)
gochujang (Gochujang or red chili paste is a savory, sweet, and spicy fermented condiment)
sugar or sugar substitute such as agave or honey
Sesame Oil and Sesame Seeds
Mix all ingredients well in a bowl.
Add the peppers and toss everything with a spoon or by hand until each piece is well coated with the sauce. Adjust the seasoning to taste by adding more doenjang or gochujang.
5 ounces mild green chili peppers (Korean asagi gochu) 6 to 8, depending on the size
1.5 tablespoons doenjang (Korean feremented soybean paste)
1/2 tablespoon gochujang, (Korean red chili pepper paste) or 1 teaspoon gochugaru (Korean red chili pepper flakes)
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon sugar or 2-3 teaspoons maesilcheong (Korean plum syrup) or any other sugar substitute of your choice
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 teaspoons crushed sesame seeds