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  Kkwarigochu 300 Gram
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sesame oil 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic clove 2 Medium (minced)
  Anchovy 6 Large (dried)
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Honey/Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon (roasted)
  Green onion 2 Bunch (200 gm) (chopped)

1. Prepare the kkwarigochu and remove the stems from each pepper.
2. Wash the peppers and strain them.

3. Place the strained peppers in a large bowl and add 3 tablespoon flour (1 tablespoon flour for every 100 grams of kkwarigochu).
4. Mix it up with your hands until the peppers are coated in flour.
5. Into a steamer pot add 1 cup of water and boil it over high heat.
6. After the water boils for a few minutes, put the peppers into the steamer and steam for 5 minutes over high heat.
7. Turn off the heat, take off the lid, and set aside.
8. Put a pan on the stove over medium heat.
9. Add 1 teaspoon sesame oil and 2 cloves of minced garlic to the heated pan and stir for a few seconds with a wooden spoon.
10. Add 6 large dried anchovies with the heads and guts removed and stir for 10 seconds.
11. Add ¼ cup water, 3 tablespoon soy sauce and 1 teaspoon honey (or sugar) and stir.
12. Lower the heat and simmer the sauce for 1-2 minutes.
13. Add 3 teaspoon hot pepper flakes or as per taste and mix it up with a wooden spoon.
14. Add the steamed peppers to the sauce and mix it up well with a wooden spoon. Mix for about 1 minute.
15. Turn off the heat and add 2 chopped green onions and 1 teaspoon sesame oil and mix it together.
16. Transfer some to a plate and sprinkle roasted sesame seeds on top before serving.

17. Serve with rice and store the leftover in the fridge up to 2-3 days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Korean Steamed Shishito Peppers
Want a mildly spicy Korean side dish for lunch? Try, Kkwarigochujjim or Korean Steamed shishito peppers, its looks absolutely mouth-watering and ideal for everyone. Maangchi is preparing shishito peppers in Korean style with a touch of sweet honey and hot pepper flakes. And the dish derives a very good flavor from the dried anchovies and garlic. Watching this video can make anyone drool for this dish or at least Maangchi will make you feel so.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 189 Calories from Fat 57

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.5 mg7.5%

Sodium 681.4 mg28.4%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 13 g25.4%

Vitamin A 58.1% Vitamin C 342%

Calcium 14.3% Iron 24.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Kkwarigochujjim Recipe Video, Korean Steamed Shishito Peppers