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Korean BBQ Grilled Salmon on white serving platter with steamed rice
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Korean BBQ Grilled Salmon

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons jarred minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon jarred minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 pound salmon fillet, skin on


  • Preheat grill to 350 degrees
  • Whisk together soy sauce, sugar, garlic, ginger and sesame oil and place in small saucepan
  • Whisk together cornstarch with equal amount of water and then whisk into soy sauce mixture 
  • Bring to a simmer over medium high heat until thickened, about 3-5 minutes
  • Let cool slightly and add salt and pepper to taste
  • Brush salmon with marinade and place skin side down on preheated grill
  • Grill for 5-10 minutes until salmon is almost cooked to 145 degrees then flip and let grill on flesh side 1-2 minutes if desired for grill marks


Up to 1 additional tablespoon of brown sugar can be added if sweeter marinade is desired