Parboiled Spinach with Soy Sauce & Gochujang

Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism and Korea Tourism Organisation

Seasoned spinach in two types of sauce (2)

This parboiled spinach recipe is complete with two seasonings to choose from: soy sauce and gochujang.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Serves 2


2 heads/bunches of spinach

Soy Sauce Seasoning:

1 tbsp naturally brewed soy sauce

0.5 tbsp salt

1 tbsp sesame seed oil

1 tbsp sesame seeds

Red Chilli Paste Seasoning:

1 tbsp Korean red chilli paste (Gochujang)

1 tbsp green plum extract

1 tbsp sesame seed oil

1 tbsp sesame seeds


  1. Wash the spinach and parboil in salted water. Rinse with cold water.
  2. Add the seasoning ingredients to the prepared spinach and mix with your hands until fully coated.

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