Gochujang Bang Bang Salmon Recipe

Fire up your dinner with this spicy Gochujang glazed Bang Bang salmon! Sweet, savory, and with a kick of heat, this easy air-fry puts a Korean twist on salmon. Let the addictive Gochujang sauce work its magic for a quick weeknight meal packed with flavor.

What makes Bang Bang Salmon Unique.

  • The Sauce – Bang bang salmon gets its name from the sweet, savory, and spicy bang bang sauce or glaze made with gochujang (Korean red chili paste). This sauce gives the salmon a delicious, complex flavor.
  • The Thai twist in the dipping sauce. Most Bang Bang sauce are the mixed of Mayo, Chili sauce like Sriracha, and Thai sweet chili sauce.
  • The Contrast – The sweet and savory glaze provides a nice contrast to the rich, fatty salmon. The spiciness also cuts through the oiliness.
  • Quick and Easy – Bang bang salmon comes together fast. You just mix up the easy sauce, coat the salmon, and bake. Total hands-on time is less than 10 minutes.
  • Kid-Friendly – Despite the kick from the gochujang, bang bang salmon isn’t overly spicy. The sweetness helps temper the heat making it appealing to kids.
  • Customizable – The sauce is very versatile. You can adjust ingredients to make it more or less sweet, salty, or spicy. You can also use it on different proteins such as tofu, white meat fish, and beef.
Gochujang paste
Gochujang paste
Gochujang Bang Bang Salmon

Gochujang Bang Bang Salmon

Mary Thatcher
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Course Appetizer, dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Korean Inspire, thai
Servings 2


  • 1 air fryer


For the Bang Bang Salmon
For the dipping sauce


  • Cut the salmon into bite sizes. Mine is about 1 x 1.5 inches.2. Season the fish with garlic, salt, Gochujang paste and honey.
  • Set the air fryer at 400 F. Spray the foil at the bottom and on the top as you put the fish in.
  • Air fry 3 minutes on each side so 6 minutes total.
  • Drizzle the sauce on the cooked salmon and sprinkle with fresh spring onion . Enjoy !


Serving: 1cup
Keyword Bang Bang Salmon
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