Korean BBQ
                Sauce

Homemade Korean BBQ Sauce

This stuff is delicious.  It is sweet, salty, and spicy with a soy sauce base instead of tomato and it's thinner than most BBQ sauces.  It's really good on pork and chicken but not on beef or fish.  It has a lot of sugar so it browns well on the grill, but be careful because it burns easily.    All of the ingredients in this recipe should be available in your local supermarket, but make sure you use low sodium soy sauce instead of regular soy sauce or the BBQ sauce will be too salty. 

cup
low sodium soy sauce
cup
water
1 tbl
rice vinegar
cup
brown sugar
1 tbl
chile paste (I use Sambal Oelek)
1 tsp
sesame oil
1 tsp
fresh ginger, grated
tsp
black pepper
5 cloves
garlic, peeled and squeezed through a garlic press
2 tbl
corn starch
1 tbl
water

In a small pot add everything but the last two ingredients.  Bring to a boil over medium high heat.  While the sauce is heating, put the 1 tbl of water in a small bowl and add the corn starch.  Stir until it is smooth.  When the sauce comes to a boil, remove it from the heat and stir in the corn starch mixture.  Stir for about 30 seconds.  That's it!

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