How to Make Gochujang Salmon (3 simple methods)

If you've got 20 minutes, this gochujang salmon recipe is going to knock your socks off with bold flavor. The spicy-sweet-savory glaze is quick & easy, despite this being an elegant and impressive dish. Serve it with rice or noodles for a healthy & satisfying weeknight meal.

– gochujang (Korean chili paste) – fresh ginger – garlic powder – soy sauce – honey – rice wine vinegar – sesame oil – salt & black pepper – salmon fillets  – scallions – sesame seeds

Recipe Ingredients

Preheat broiler and place the oven rack 6-8 inches away from broiler. Pat salmon dry using a paper towel. Line a baking sheet with foil and  transfer salmon to prepared baking sheet.

Recipe Instructions

In a small bowl, whisk together the gochujang paste, fresh ginger, garlic powder, soy sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, salt, and pepper.

Recipe Instructions

Use a pastry brush or the back of a spoon to glaze salmon with gochujang sauce. Broil  salmon for 5-7 minutes, rotating pan halfway through. Keep an eye on it. If it starts to burn or smoke, move it to a lower rack.

Recipe Instructions

Let salmon rest for 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds. Serve with rice, noodles, or your favorite vegetable.

Recipe Instructions

This deeply savory and slightly spicy-sweet gochujang fish recipe pairs well with a variety of dishes, from potatoes, vegetables, and salads, to a bowl of rice or noodles.

How to Serve Gochujang Salmon


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