Gochujang Glazed Salmon

Salmon filets are glazed with gochujang which brings both spiciness and sweetness to salmon.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 8 ounces salmon fillets

  • 1 tablespoon gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)

  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice

  • 1 pinch black sesame seeds

  • 1 pinch white sesame seeds

  • 1 tablespoon sliced green onions, or to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)

  2. Whisk together gochujang and pineapple juice in a small bowl . to form a glaze. Brush mixture over salmon and place on a baking sheet.

  3. Bake until salmon flakes easily with a fork, about 20 minutes.

  4. Sprinkle salmon with sesame seeds and green onion.

Cook's Note:

If you like you can broil the salmon after baking to caramelize the glaze for 3 to 4 minutes.

Gochujang can be extremely spicy depending on the brand. If you're not used to it, add it sparingly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

240 Calories
13g Fat
7g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 240
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 133mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 23g
Potassium 445mg 9%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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