Salt Broiled Salmon with Daikon and Frisee Salad

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Who doesn't love a perfectly broiled piece of salmon? This recipe combines two of our favorite ingredients: Salmon and Gochujang Korean Chili Sauce by Chung Jung One, and turns them into a delicious, not to mention easy, meal. Done in under an hour, you need to add this dish to your list of quick go-to weeknight dinners, or serve at your next dinner party. Feel free to use mackerel instead of salmon.


Serves 4

14 Ingredients

2 Skin-On Salmon Fillets

1 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt

2 Tbsp Chung Jung One® Gochujang Korean Chili Sauce

1 clove Garlic

1 tsp Ginger

1 tsp Honey

1/2 tsp Korean Chili Flakes

1 tsp Soy Sauce

1 tsp Fish Sauce

2 Tbsp Rice Vinegar

2 tsp Sesame Oil

2 cup Curly Endive

1 cup Daikon

1/3 cup Scallion

19 Steps

Steps 1

Peel and mince the garlic.

Steps 2

Peel and finely chop the ginger.

Steps 3

Pick and wash the curly endive.

Steps 4

Peel the daikon. Then cut into half and slice thinly.

Steps 5

Thinly slice the scallion.

Steps 6

Place the Skin-On Salmon Fillets skin-side down on an oiled cookie sheet.

Steps 7

Generously salt the flesh with half of the Kosher Salt.

Steps 8

Flip the salmon over and generously salt the skin with the remaining Kosher Salt.

Steps 9

Cut shallow 1-inch slits all along the skin, about 2 inches apart. Set aside for about 30 minutes while you make the sauce and dressing.

Steps 10

Turn on your oven to broil.

Steps 11

Combine the Chung Jung One® Gochujang Korean Chili Sauce, Garlic, Ginger, Rice Vinegar, Honey and Sesame Oil in a small bowl.

Steps 12

Whisk to combine and set aside.

Steps 13

Make the dressing by combining the Korean Chili Flakes, Soy Sauce, Fish Sauce, Rice Vinegar and Sesame Oil in a jar. Screw the lid on and give it a good shake. Set aside.

Steps 14

Pat the skin of the salmon dry using a piece of kitchen towel.

Steps 15

Broil the salmon, skin-side up, until it begins to blister, about 4 minutes.

Steps 16

Brush sauce onto the skin and broil for 1 minute more.

Steps 17

The skin should be blistered, crisp, and slightly charred here and there. Rest the fish will you make the salad.

Steps 18

Toss the Curly Endive, Daikon and green part of Scallion with the dressing.

Steps 19

Immediately plate the fish with additional sauce under it, and with salad along side it. Serve and enjoy!