Gochujang-Glazed Salmon

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This quick and easy Korean-inspired Gochujang-Glazed Salmon recipe is cooked in the broiler, perfect for weeknight cooking because it’s less than 10 minutes to cook.

This quick and easy Korean-inspired salmon dish is cooked in the broiler, perfect for weeknight cooking because it takes less than 10 minutes to cook. The glaze is so tasty it would be great with other types of fish as well.
Gochujang-Glazed Salmon

This Korean-inspired Gochujang-Glazed Salmon is SO good!! The glaze is so tasty it would be great with other types of fish as well! Have I mentioned I’m obsessed with Korean food? Yes, I think I did way back when I posted these Korean Beef Bowls and this Korean-Inspired Grilled Chicken Breast recipe.  So I was really excited when I got my hands on the cookbook, Korean Food Made Simple (affil link) by Judy Joo which is where I got this recipe.

This quick and easy Korean-inspired salmon dish is cooked in the broiler, perfect for weeknight cooking because it takes less than 10 minutes to cook. The glaze is so tasty it would be great with other types of fish as well.

Salmon is one of my favorite fish, it’s super healthy and loaded with omegas. My kids also share my love of salmon, but if salmon isn’t your thing this would also be great with black cod or Chilean sea bass.

One essential ingredient you will need is Gochujang Sauce (affil links). It’s a Korean condiment that’s a little spicy and sweet, and has very distinct flavor only found in Korean cuisine. It also comes in a paste which requires you to thin it down. I use Annie Chun’s Gochujang Sauce since it’s available in my local supermarket and it’s ready-to-use, or buy it on Amazon.

The recipe for this is simple – make the glaze, broil the fish 2 minutes, brush the fish with glaze then broil an additional 3 to 5 minutes. Doesn’t get easier than that!

Check out more of my favorite salmon recipes here.

How To Make Gochujang-Glazed Salmon

This quick and easy Korean-inspired salmon dish is cooked in the broiler, perfect for weeknight cooking because it takes less than 10 minutes to cook. The glaze is so tasty it would be great with other types of fish as well.

An easy, quick and healthy Korean inspired salmon recipe, perfect for weeknight cooking!

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This quick and easy Korean-inspired salmon dish is cooked in the broiler, perfect for weeknight cooking because it takes less than 10 minutes to cook. The glaze is so tasty it would be great with other types of fish as well.
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Gochujang-Glazed Salmon

197 Cals 23 Protein 7 Carbs 8 Fats
Prep Time: 2 mins
Cook Time: 8 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Yield: 4 Servings
COURSE: Dinner
CUISINE: Korean
This quick and easy Korean-inspired salmon dish is cooked in the broiler, perfect for weeknight cooking because it takes less than 10 minutes to cook.

Ingredients

  • cooking spray
  • 1 lb 4- 4oz wild salmon filets

For the Gochujang Glaze:

  • 1 tbsp gochujang
  • 2 tsp mirin
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 small cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger

For serving:

  • scallions, sliced thin on an angle
  • black sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Combine glaze ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Preheat the broiler on high and position the rack 4 to 5 inches from the heat. Line the broiler pan with foil and spray lightly with oil.
  • Put the salmon on the prepared sheet and season with salt. Broil 2 minutes.
  • Brush the salmon with glaze and broil until desired doneness, 3 to 5 minutes depending on the thickness. Transfer to a platter and top with sesame seeds and scallions. Serve with rice if desired.

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Notes

Adapted Slightly from the cookbook Korean Food Made Simple.

Nutrition

Serving: 1fillet, Calories: 197kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 23g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 62mg, Sodium: 269mg, Sugar: 5g
WW Points Plus: 5
Keywords: best salmon recipes, salmon recipes, Under 30 Minutes

 

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95 comments

  1. Delicious! My new go to way to make salmon!

  2. This was absolutely delicious! I made it in the air fryer. 
    I had purchased the gochuchang recently for the Korean beef bowls  and was looking for other recipes that used it, this one was perfect!

  3. Has anyone made this in the air fryer?

  4. Could it be done in the air fryer. Not sure of the glaze would end up like the broiler

  5. Can I cook this on a pan? My oven isn’t working. Thank you.

  6. ANOTHER HOME RUN hit out of the park! Thank you for giving the link on where to purchase the gochujang … otherwise I would never have been able to make this. I usually don’t “sauce up” salmon, but WOW WOW WOW!

  7. So simple yet so delicious! Loved it! Had never heard of mirin before, but my Wal-Mart had it. I saw some people post it was too sweet, but it wasn’t at all to me. I like a sweet, spicy salmon.  My broiler doesn’t work, so I baked at 400 for 30 minutes and it was perfect.