Bulgogi Glazed Salmon with Goguma Puree (and Mustard Greens)

This is my first Korean fusion recipe of SEASON 4 and it’s not even my recipe!  That’s right…I got a mini break by having someone else wrack their brain for our show.  This is another collaboration with our friend Chef James and it’s funny how we actually posted his last collab video around the same time last year!  Remember his Creme Brulee for Two Recipe for Valentine’s Day?

Bulgogi Glazed Salmon with Goguma Puree | ChefJulieYoon.com

We weren’t even trying to be intentional about this, but you could totally make this meal for Valentine’s Day or any special occasion!  What I love most about this dish is how everything is so balanced.  The glaze and Goguma Puree is sweet, and the mustard greens are peppery.  It works so well together, and even though you’re using simple ingredients, everything looks so fancy together!

Bulgogi Glazed Salmon with Goguma Puree | ChefJulieYoon.com

There are definitely a few more steps involved with this recipe, but I assure you that they’re all doable and it’s worth it as soon as you take that first bite.  Watch how we make this modern Korean fusion dish in EPISODE 5 of Bits & Pieces SEASON 4 BELOW:

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