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Korean Bulgogi with Spicy Kimchi



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 30 mins (20m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

bulgogi with kimchi

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a bowl, mix together soy sauce, sesame oil, minced garlic, grated ginger, brown sugar, grated pear, and chopped green onions.
  2. 2.Add the sliced beef to the marinade and let it sit for at least 1 hour or overnight in the refrigerator.
  3. 3.Heat a grill or a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. 4.Cook the marinated beef for about 2-3 minutes on each side, until nicely browned and cooked through.
  5. 5.Remove the beef from the heat and let it rest for a few minutes.
  6. 6.Serve the bulgogi over a bed of cooked rice and top it with kimchi.
  7. 7.Garnish with sesame seeds and enjoy!

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  • chevron_rightFor extra tenderness, freeze the beef for about 30 minutes before slicing it thinly.
  • chevron_rightIf you can't find pear, you can substitute with apple or pineapple for a similar flavor.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to adjust the level of spiciness by adding more or less kimchi.
  • chevron_rightServe with a side of steamed vegetables for a complete meal.