Doenjang (Soybean Paste)

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Authentic Korean Doenjang Paste

Korean Doenjang is a soybean paste made from fermented soybeans and salt solutions. This Korean cooking ingredient adds flavor to various dishes. Doenjang paste is obtained as a byproduct while making soy sauce. 

Preparation and use of doenjang soybean paste

Preparation of this paste requires fermenting soybeans. The process for making this paste needs time and effort, which decides its taste. It can be used directly with veggies or as a condiment to season the dish. 

It is a prominent ingredient in traditional Korean cuisine and has a mild taste and smooth texture, making it perfect for curries and hotpots. The Doenjang sauce also pairs well as a dipping sauce. 

Ssamjang is also obtained by adding sesame oil, garlic, or gochujang to this paste. Korean food lovers eat Ssamjang with rice wrapped in lettuce, also known as ssambap. This unique pairing of doenjang and leafy vegetables is the best complementing dish for meat cuisines like bibimbap samgyeopsal, bossam, and bulgogi. The doenjang soybean paste is also a prominent ingredient of stews like doenjang jjigae.

Health benefits of the doenjang paste

Due to its rich mineral and vitamin content, the paste offers anticarcinogenic benefits. Since Korean dishes mostly contain rice and vegetables, it often lacks amino acids. Soybeans are a rich source of amino acids, linolenic acids, and linoleic acids, which prevent ailments related to blood vessels.

Where to buy doenjang paste? 

If you are looking up the internet for ‘doenjang paste near me,’ Kim’C Market features a wide range of doenjang paste and sauces. Our premium quality doenjang soybean pastes are additive-free and contain all-natural locally sourced ingredients from Korea. 

Add an authentic Korean flavor to your food with Kim’C Market’s doenjang sauce range. All our products undergo stringent quality checks to ensure high quality and freshness. Get the Korean doenjang paste delivered right to your doorstep today!