Strawberry gochujang bibim guksu (summer cold noodle)

Strawberry Gochujang Bibim Guksu (Summer cold noodle)

Yield: 2 serving
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 80 - 100 g Noodles (dry somen, ramen noodle, or capellini pasta)
  • 2 cups Vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers, Kimchi, pickled radish, carrot, salad greens etc.)
  • (optional) Protein (hard boiled egg, tofu, mushrooms, shrimps, squid, etc.)
  • (optional) Sesame seeds


  • 1/2 cup Chopped tomato (1 medium size tomato) or apple/pear
  • 1.5 Tbsp Strawberry Gochujang or Gochujang
  • 1 Tbsp Soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tsp Cane sugar or your choice of sweetener (agave syrup, maple syrup, sugar alternative)
  • 1 tsp Apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp Gochugaru (Korean red pepper powder)


  1. Blend the sauce ingredients all together in a blender or with a stick blender.
  2. Prepare approximately 2 cups of your choices of fresh vegetables. Tomatoes, cucumbers, Kimchi, pickled radish, carrot, salad greens etc.
  3. Prepare your choice of noodles and protein (if using).
  4. Mix the sauce and noodles well. Plate the noodle and top with your choice of vegetables and protein. Sprinkle sesame seeds and pour extra sauce on top if desired.


* This recipe is pretty forgiving so you can use whatever veggies you have.

* You can use the sauce right away or leave it in the fridge for a few hours before use.

* You can make a big batch of the sauce and keep it upto 1 or 2 months. The flavour will be more matured.