Wake up to a fiery start with the Artisan Deli Market special: a Gochujang Breakfast Bowl. This Korean-inspired dish promises to pack a punch, blending traditional flavors with the warmth of breakfast comfort.
For a morning filled with zest and zing, gather:
- 2 cups of cooked quinoa or rice
- 150g of firm tofu, cubed
- 2 tablespoons of gochujang (Korean red chili paste)
- 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
- 2 eggs
- 1 green onion, finely sliced
- 1 tablespoon of toasted sesame seeds
- 50g of spinach, blanched
- 1 small carrot, julienned
Step-by-Step Guide to Making the Gochujang Breakfast Bowl
- Prep the Tofu: In a bowl, mix gochujang, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Toss the tofu cubes in the marinade and let sit for 10 minutes.
- Fry the Tofu: In a skillet, pan-fry the marinated tofu until golden brown on all sides.
- Cook the Eggs: In the same skillet, fry the eggs to your preference.
- Assemble the Bowl: Start with a base of quinoa or rice. Top with tofu, spinach, and carrots. Place the fried egg on top. Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds.
This Gochujang Breakfast Bowl can stand alone or be paired with a refreshing cucumber salad. For those looking to gift a unique flavor experience, consider adding a bottle of gochujang to a food and drink hamper from our selection.
"Gochujang isn't just for traditional Korean dishes. It brings a delightful kick to any meal, especially breakfast. Dive into a bowl of zest with our Gochujang Breakfast Bowl." - Artisan Deli Market
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Gochujang?
Gochujang is a savory, spicy, and pungent fermented Korean condiment made from red chili, glutinous rice, fermented soybeans, and salt.
Can I use another grain instead of quinoa?
Yes, rice or even millet make great alternatives in this recipe.
Any substitutes for Gochujang?
If you're out of gochujang, a mix of red chili flakes, soy sauce, and a touch of sugar can be used. However, for the authentic taste, gochujang is recommended.