Korean Baked Fish (Saengsun Yangyum Gui)

Spicy, sweet and tangy sauce spread on the flesh of whole fish.  Baked in oven, served with rice and kimchi.  Healthy, spicy and crispy!


2 mackerels or any of your favorite fish preferably dark meat fish,  scaled and cleaned.  Cut half, lengthwise
sea salt and black pepper
Seasoned Sauce (Gochujang Yangnyum)
1 tbsp Korean coarse red pepper flakes
2 tbsp Korean red pepper paste (Gochujang)
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 tsp grated fresh ginger
1 tsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp lemon juice


(1)  Mix the sauce ingredients in a bowl. 
(2) Sprinkle little sea salt and black pepper over fish, and set aside for 30 minutes.
(3)  Spread 4 tbsp of Seasoned sauce over fish, on meat side only.
(4)  Preheat oven or toaster oven to 430 F. 
(5)  Place fish on a baking tray, and bake the fish for 15 minutes or until the fish is cooked. 
(6)  To check doneness, insert a knife at the thickest part of fish.  The flesh should be opaque. 

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