Gochujang Slaw

Gochujang Slaw – Vegetarian Recipe | Healthy Eats by Jennie

I made this Vegetarian Gochujang Recipe one weekend when we were making some Korean tacos. This Gochujang Slaw is the perfect topping for the tacos. The Vegetarian Gochujang Recipe provides amazing texture and flavor to the tacos! This Vegetarian Gochujang Recipe can be paired with many dishes and is great as a side dish! I love the flavor of Gochujang, and this is a healthy way to enjoy it!

Gochujang Slaw

Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian, Korean
Keyword Healthy Gochujang Recipe, Vegetarian Gochujang Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes


Slaw Ingredients:

  • 1 head of Napa cabbage julienned / cut into thin short strips
  • 1 carrot cut into matchsticks
  • 1 bunch of scallions chopped (green parts only)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cut into thin strips and halved
  • 1 jalapeno pepper chopped
  • 3 red radishes cut into matchsticks
  • 1 Handful of cilantro leaves chopped

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 2 teas fresh grated ginger
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 T gochujang paste
  • 2 T reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 T honey
  • 2 T sesame oil
  • 1 T sesame seeds
  • 4 T rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teas sea salt


  1. Place all slaw ingredients in a large bowl and mix to combine.

  2. Place all dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl and whisk until well combined.

  3. Drizzle dressing over slaw mixture and mix to combine.

  4. Set the bowl to the side and let rest for about 15 minutes.

  5. Mix the slaw another time.

  6. Then place into a Tupperware container (storage container with a lid) and place in the fridge for at least an hour before enjoying so that the flavors all marinade together.


This Vegetarian Gochujang Recipe is delicious and can be used in many ways.  As mentioned above, it pairs well with many variations of Korean tacos. The Gochujang Slaw can also be the perfect base for an amazing salad, as well as a nice topping for a sandwich or a burger.

It can be used as a topping for noodles. Try it with my Spicy Gochujang Noodles with Veggies recipe!

The Gochujang Slaw would pair well with my Broccoli Pepper Bowls with Spicy Korean Gochujang Sauce recipe, where you could make a nice health bowl of Gochujang and veggies.

Food Prep: The Gochujang Slaw is perfect to make during a food prep session. It keeps well during the week, and you can plan to make different dishes where you can incorporate it (salads, bowls, tacos, noodles, sandwiches, etc.

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