Shake Shack Launches Korean-Style Gochujang Menu in the U.S.
The red chili paste flavors a Korean fried chicken sandwich.
Following its launch in Korea, Shake Shack‘s gochujang-inspired menu has hit locations in the United States. For a limited time, the fast food joint is offering a series of spicy and sweet items incorporating gochujang, a fermented chili paste frequently used in Korean cuisine.
The peppery paste flavors a novel version of the chain’s famous Fried Chick’n sandwich, also topped with kimchi toasted sesame seeds. Chick’n Bites and Korean-style fries are served with gochujang mayo sauce while a final special menu item, the Black Sugar Vanilla Shake, uses caramel syrup popular in Asian markets.
Shake Shack’s Korean-style Fried Chick’n menu is available at the chain’s U.S. locations through April 5.