What Is Gochugaru? A Guide to the Korean Chili Seasoning

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Mar 1, 2022 • 4 min read

Gochugaru is a Korean chili flake that can be very spicy (called maewoon) or less spicy (called deol maewoon). You can use it to flavor veggies, Korean barbecue, and other dishes.