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Korean Guacamole

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:


Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
250 Calories
22 g Fat
10 g Fiber
380 mg Sodium
14 g Carbs
Korean Guacamole


Korean cuisine is a growing part of California culture. This recipe for Korean Guacamole combines just a few of the favorite flavors from a Korean kitchen with creamy California Avocados for a deliciously unique dish.


Serves: 8

4 Fresh California Avocados peeled, seeded and mashed
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. green onions, minced
1 tsp. gochuchan chile paste, or to taste
2 tsp. Korean red pepper seasoning
1/2 tsp. sea salt, or to taste
1 Tbsp. sesame seeds, toasted if preferred
1/4 cup kimchi, chopped, optional

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. Gently combine avocados, lemon juice, garlic, onions, chile paste and red pepper seasoning.
  2. Taste and adjust seasonings or add salt to taste.
  3. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion: As shown in the photo, serving this guacamole Korean family style is a great way to let everyone customize the flavors to their personal taste. Place the mashed avocados in a bowl in the center and surround with little dishes of the other ingredients to stir in. Serve with thin Korean pickles, dried seaweed sheets or shrimp chips.

Beverage Pairing: Korean beer.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 250
Total Fat 22 g (Sat 3 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3 g, Mono 14 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 380 mg
Potassium 757 mg
Total Carbohydrates 14 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugar 1 g
Protein 3 g

Vitamin A 31 mcg; Vitamin C 15 mg; Calcium 49 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 132 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g 

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10 %; Vitamin D 0% 

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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