Not to be confused with any of the traditional sauces or marinades used in Korean barbecue, this is a sauce that combines funky Korean flavors like kimchi and gochujang (Korean chili paste) with a barbecue sauce-style ketchup base. It's delicious on grilled chicken, pork, and shellfish like shrimp.
Korean Meat Marinade (Spicy or Non-Spicy) – This is more than just a marinade recipe. It is a recipe for Korean BBQ beef. The ingredients and method both seem easy and call for easily obtained things that you probably have in your pantry if you cook Oriental food.
We've published a lot of barbecue sauce recipes over the years here at Serious Eats, but there's always room for a few more. For your next backyard cookout, consider one of these three extremely simple, easy ones: Korean kimchi, coffee-ginger, and Buffalo-style.
For this easy barbecue sauce, a ketchup base is spiked with a half cup of strong coffee, freshly grated ginger, a little dark chocolate, and molasses.