Picture this: a dish that brings together the simplicity of salmon with the alluring flavors of a sweet and fiery gochujang glaze. Welcome to the world of Korean-style Pan Fried Glazed Salmon – a culinary creation that promises a symphony of taste sensations you won't be able to resist.
Imagine delicate salmon fillets grilling to perfection in a simple pan, each piece transforming into a canvas of flavors as the glaze envelops them. The result? A light reddish hue that's as captivating as the sticky glaze itself. This dish is the epitome of elegance – a combination of visual allure and intoxicating aromas.
And speaking of aromas, let's talk about that glaze. It's a dance of sweet and fiery, a blend that elevates the salmon to new heights of deliciousness. The stickiness of the glaze ensures that every bite is a textural wonder, a delightful play of tender fish and a luscious coating that's simply irresistible. But here's the best part: this culinary masterpiece doesn't demand hours in the kitchen. In just a matter of minutes, you can fire up this dish, transforming it into a delectable sensation that's ready to dazzle your taste buds.
Now, how to enjoy this creation? The possibilities are endless. Whether you pair it with a bowl of rice, noodles, or savor it solo, Korean-style Pan Fried Glazed Salmon is the ultimate companion for any meal of the day. And let's not forget the nutritional punch it delivers – with the omega-3s present in the fish, you're not just indulging; you're fueling your day with a burst of energy and vitality.
So, if you're ready to embark on a culinary adventure that blends simplicity, elegance, and bold flavors, then this dish is calling your name. It's not just a recipe; it's an invitation to experience the magic that happens when fish, glaze, and passion come together. Get ready to savor each bite, as you journey into a realm of taste that's as delightful as it is unforgettable.
2 Salmon Fillets
1tb of Light Soy Sauce
1tb of Honey
1/2tb of Gochujang
1ts of Sesame Seed Oil
4 Cloves of Garlic
Peel and crush 4 cloves of garlic.
In a bowl combine 1tb of light soy sauce, 1/2tb of gochujang, 1tb of honey and 1ts of sesame seed oil. Give the mixture a good mix together.
Prepare your salmon fillets by patting it dry with a paper towel and seasoning it with salt and pepper.
In a pan add just enough oil to cover the base of the pan. Heat it up to high heat.
Once hot gently slide your salmon SKIN side down. We want to get that skin super crispy.
Throw in your 4 cloves of garlic and lower the heat down to a medium high. Let the salmon cook skin side down for 2-3 minutes or till the skin has gone golden brown and crispy.
Flip your fish onto its side and using a spoon scoop the oil on to the salmon, basting it with all the lovely garlicy oil.
Repeat on the remaining sides till the salmon is almost cooked through.
Lower the heat to medium and add in your mixture.
Gently move your salmon around turning it once in a while till your salmon is perfectly glazed throughout with your sticky spicy marinade.
Serve up with some freshly steamed rice topped with some sesame seeds and freshly cut spring onions. Happy Cooking