Korean Style Whole Fish *spicy

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Yodamom

I found this on Dinner tonight.." I added a bit more spice to suit my families taste. The skin was fabulously crispy after the broil and the sauce is delicious.I have served it on tofu with great results My family used Croaker and loved it.

Top Review by the Balchis

This recipe was excellent! The sauce is the best I've had. I made extra sauce and cut the diagonal slots in the fish and marinated it in the sauce for a half hour. Then I baked it, added more sauce, and cooked at 425 and then broiled. I used some fresh porgies I had just caught on a fishing trip on Long islands south shore. I found the chili paste at my local Associated supermarket. Its absolutely the critical ingredient for this dish. I usually dont eat whole fish, rather I like fillets. But this recipe will have me eating alot more whole fish! This is a keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1) Preheat the oven to 375°F Rinse fish under cold water, and then dry with some paper towels. Sprinkle a bit of canola oil on a baking sheet, and set the fish on top. Make four diagonal slashes on each side of the fish. Sprinkle the salt on the fish. Place baking sheet in the oven and cook for about 8 minutes.
  2. 2) Meanwhile, whisk together the rest of the ingredients for the sauce.
  3. 3) Remove the baking sheet with the fish and turn the oven to 425 degrees. Brush the sauce on to both sides of the fish. Return the fish to the oven, and cook for about 3 minutes.
  4. 4) Remove the baking sheet with the fish. Turn on the broiler. Slide the fish under the broiler and cook for about 1 minute for each side. The skin should get crisp and slightly blacken.

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