Koreans cook this at the table on a little gas grill. I love all your recipes, you’re a lifesaver especially during this pandemic. But I hope it turns out well for you. I made it yesterday and everybody (including my picky father-in-law) loves it! Usually the meat I buy is already cut thin like a paper. Which of the sweet ingredients would you recommend that I first try to use less of? This recipe is fantastic, thank you for sharing! I recognised your email address that just came through. You can also use some lettuce leaves and perilla leaves to wrap the bulgogi. Thanks! Add the sliced beef to the bowl and gently massage the beef with the bulgogi marinade for approximately 2 minutes. It turns out delicious. I read somewhere that the oil can prevent the other sauce getting absorbed effectively into the meat.). 1) This question is a bit confusing. If I follow your recipe for cooking the bottle marinated beef & vegetables, do you think I’ll get close to the taste of your homemade? amzn_assoc_title = "Shop Related Products"; im not gonna talk much about this, its simply the best bulgogi i ever had. Because, when you over crowd the pan / skillet with the meat and/or vegetables, too much juice gets released from them. Do the pears create a vastly different flavor? I’ve never seen Beef bulgogi in that colour. Hi, Yes, with Korean grilled meats (BBQ is a method of slow cooking, grilling is using a grill… many people confuse the two) Ssam is nearly a requirement. This recipe is for another one of the 'mother' sauces we use often at Chan. Looks yummy and healthy! I tried and failed at making ojingeo bokkeum, but that is on my redo list as well. Yes! How long does the sauce itself keep in the fridge? Let me know how it goes if you do try it. GYUNIKU TERIYAKI (JAPANESE BEEF TERIYAKI), 13 Ways To Use Frozen Spinach (and love it! It has become a favorite of my family. I would cook with some vegetables (as mentioned above) and retain all the liquid that comes out from the cooking so that it’s not too dry when defrosted & reheated. Until recently, I’ve been exclusively using pre-cut bulgogi from a Korean grocer. She placed the raw meat in a jar and covered with sauce {or marinate} and placed it in the fridge. Great receipe, easy to make and lovely flavors. A few months ago, I did a quick survey on my Facebook asking my followers what they do to substitutes rice wine. I’ve seen / read many Koreans making “Ssam” with their Bulgogi in their home (in Korea). I forget how I first found your website, but after using this recipe to make bulgogi twice now I think I can say this is now my go-to recipe for it! This recipe is for beef. Kangaroos are farmed and do far less damage to the environment in terms of emissions. So I often use red apple varieties (e.g. Thanks for your feedback! © 2006–2020 My Korean Kitchen, All Rights Reserved. Hi Heeyoung, You may only use a single picture from each post or page from My Korean Kitchen and link back to that particular recipe post. Set aside. I used this recipe for my first attempt at making bulgogi at home and I am hooked! On a side note, I don’t normally eat Kangaroo meat. It sounds like a lot of sauce to me. Or skewer with mushrooms, onions, green peppers and grill. Can I use Mirin or sake cooking wine instead of Korean Cheong ju wine in any Korean cooking? Thanks for sharing your awesome recipe! Glad to hear you enjoyed them. Toss in the sesame seeds and stir them quickly. I get bulgogi from a small korean restaurant ,When its served it always has a very red /orange color Do you know what that would be? It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice. Once cooked, I would serve it over rice to make beef rice bowl or over taco. Hi sue could I use sake sawanotsuru it has an alcohol content of 14.5% instead of Mirin in this recipe. I also ate with one family who said that this is exactly how they make it at home (when they can be bothered). Mix 1 can of beef broth and 1-2 cans of water and add on the skillet. Hope you like my bulgogi recipe! I tried doing it all at once one time, and it was a disaster. (It is free!). i dont have any blender either. Hope all goes well with your delivery. I then squeezed out the extra water, placed the soy curls in a bowl, and mixed in the marinade. , Great, thanks! used to work at a place that had a large number of korean women as employees. Close the lid and cook it about 5 -10 minutes. I’ve made it 3 times already both on ceramic oven and on open fire with wok. 2. They tend to have mixed reviews. Thank you for your long comment! . Serve the bulgogi with steamed rice and other Korean side dishes. What type of precut meat are we talking here? Great recipe! Aug 14, 2018 - If you’re unfamiliar with Korean food, beef bulgogi is a pretty classic Korean recipe that serves as a great introduction to Korean food. I made this today and everyone at the table loved it! Love getting tips and ideas from the commenters so thank you for your recipe or knowledge or maybe a fellow viewer also has a suggestion, thanks in advance! In a food processor place pear, onion, garlic, ginger and scallion and puree until very smooth. In my mind, bulgogi sauce is the whole reason why this dish is so addictively delicious. I came across your blog a couple of days ago and was surprised to know how easy it actually is to make the marinade. The marinade can use for fried rice and chop chae too. As I briefly mentioned above, the tender parts of beef are ideal to use in bulgogi. My mouth is watering from looking at those amazing pics…me love bulgogi! I heard this wine gives food a traditional flavor. I substituted a Bosc pear for the Asian pear and it seemed to work well. Have you ever tried it with shaohsing cooking wine? Once all is blended then I worked on the meat marination task. No one will know your secret ingredient! I will try this, following your recipe. But I don’t quite understand your second question. First of all, I didn’t say eating Bulgogi in a wrap is the traditional way of eating it. Thanks for your help. While the most commonly used fruit in bulgogi marinating process is Korean pear / Asian pear / Nashi pear, it is not an easy fruit to get to if you don’t live in Korea. I plan to do it that way. Thank you for sharing! (It’s mostly absorbed into the meat anyway.) Bulgogi (to me) is a cousin to Kalbi. This bulgogi is cooked over a grill not in a solid pan. https://mykoreankitchen.com/jeyuk-bokkeum-korean-spicy-pork-stir-fry/. Great to hear you enjoyed my recipe! Hi Lara, So happy to hear you enjoyed my recipe! Love your recipe. Can’t wait to try some of this out myself. I use kikkoman because it’s easier to get from where I live and also it’s naturally brewed without any additional chemicals. Thanks Sue! I love bulgogi. ), 15 Buffalo Wing Flavored Recipes (And Not Just Wings! I omitted the pears because I didn’t have any and had some really thin sliced shabu shabu beef. For example, you could write an intro/description about a Korean food and why you like it and show one of my pictures (with a link to the page or post you got it from). Hope this helps. Hi Sue, I know this thread is older now but I am dying to try the recipe it sounds fantastic and I love Bulgogi. again, thanks. Thank you so much for sharing! Put the tray into the freezer and let the meat partially freeze for about 2 to 2.5 hours. Then add the sesame oil and seeds when serving. Thank you. . But I will answer based on my interpretation. When using store bought stuff it has a tendency to almost have a teriyaki glaze type finish that becomes very concentrated. P.s Im trying your recipe today! Koz. Great to hear your enjoyed my Bulgogi recipe! This pair is kind of inseparable in Korean BBQ culture. Should I peel the apple/Asian pear? Timings vary and you have to watch it, but basically lay the meat out on a shallow pan of some sort, and then grill on full until you start to get some of the pieces slightly closer to the element just start to catch. Thanks Sue! Sorry for using the word traditional there, you’re right that you did not use that word (many other recipes do though), you said typical (which btw, means the normal way not just a common way). This recipe is a firm favourite in our home. Mix them well together while gently massaging the meat with your hands. Thanks for the reply Sue- we will just stick to your tried and true method! These are so wonderful. (I’m a bit confused.) You should be able to cook bulgogi on an indoor charcoal BBQ but make sure you do it in a very well ventilated place. I have an alternative method that I use for any homogeneous meat dish, which works really well for Bulgogi. Hi Maryann, I don’t have the recipe for mirin. I am happy to know that your blog exists! My friends and family often go out for kbbq but I had no idea I could achieve the same flavor at home. Let me know how you go! Literally speaking, bulgogi (불고기) means “fire meat”. Please what can be used in place of the rice wine for marinading cus we don’t have rice wine here in Ghana. . I figured this way was a risk free and taste guaranteed. This is just one of them.) I used pre-shaved beef from the supermarket and pan fried it. Jump to Recipe Print Recipe This mouthwatering Korean BBQ Beef Bulgogi features thin slices of tender beef and shiitake mushrooms marinated in an irresistible blend of soy, garlic, ginger, pear juice and … I don’t have it yet, but it’s on my to do list! Pork Bulgogi is typically made with a spicy sauce like this one. I read somewhere that the oil can prevent the other sauce getting absorbed effectively into the meat.). 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Thank You! Just curious, I knew a lady that fixed this in a jar. That’s so great to hear! 3 pounds roast beef, sliced thinly Marinade1 cup soy sauce3 green onions, chopped2 tablespoons sesame seeds2 cloves garlic, crushed3 tablespoons sesame oil1/4 cup sugar OR3 tablespoons corn syrup1 onion, chopped4 carrots, sliced3 inch ginger, crush with flat end of knife1/2 cup coca-cola. It’s quite easy! Using these ingredients makes a lot more sense for making Korean BBQ short-ribs. Yeah we southerners are sometimes apprehensive about foreign foods. Add the meat (and vegetables) and cook it on medium high to high heat for 3 to 5 mins (until the meat and vegetables cook to your desired doneness). The fuji apple substitute went off without a hitch. I notice you mentioned that you found understanding the different names for cuts of meat across different countries to be rather confusing, and I feel the same but I thought I could pass on a little tidbit on the subject. It's free! . I would make this again and again! Thanks for including your vegan version too! I found a different recipe used which uses Gochujang among other popular Asian spices. You have been teaching me how to cook food that reminds me of home. I will only send you emails related to My Korean Kitchen. The meat is ready if your knife goes through smoothly and you’re not having difficulties in thinly slicing it. But it might not need all that marinating time. Yes there are many styles of bulgogi in Korea just as there are many type of BBQ in the United States. Bulgogi (barbecued beef) recipe recipe. Glad to hear you enjoyed my bulgogi recipe, yani! Thank you for the recipe! Though if you’re not familiar with the Bulgogi flavour you might not notice it. It may look like a sad little package shoved in the back of your freezer, but frozen spinach actually has a lot of culinary uses (and some may surprise you). So happy to see you back!!! Thanks for your quick answer! Thank you for this site! amzn_assoc_asins = "1607747200,B003U925C4,B00006JSUA,0399580786"; Love Korean food? Refer “Ssam sauce”. I’ll chime in when I finally make this recipe, and if you have an ojingeo bokkeum recipe somewhere, I ain’t mad at cha ;-). Here’s the recipe if you want to give it a try. It will also depend on how you cook it as well – with veggies (more moist) or without veggies..? When you marinate the meat with the sauce, most of the sauce gets absorbed by the meat. She opened my eyes to all kinds of new flavors and delights. every time i have ever gone too a korean restaurant and ordered bul go gi, it was different. You should be able to freeze it for up to a few months as well. Amazing and authentic! Hi Sue, Great to hear, Billy! combined with pureed onion and it has been working really well for me. Then, I stored each batch 800g of marinated meat in a separate container. Simply it’s not as delicious. So flavorful and relatively easy to make. Love, You pull it out and mix around, then again, until it starts to catch, maybe 4 or 5 times until it’s dried out a little more and you have the desired amount of charred corners and edges. It just needs to be cut into bite size pieces. http://www.thecalculatorsite.com/articles/units/how-to-convert-volume-to-weight.php My bulgogi recipe doesn’t use mirin and adds Korean wine, but since that’s hard to find, I usually use Saki instead, which still works. Copyright: Unless otherwise noted, all photography and content on this site is the intellectual property of Sue Pressey of My Korean Kitchen. Great!! Could I freeze this raw and then defrost it overnight in the fridge before cooking? Used your recipe for a quick bulgogi for lunch. I just have one question, how would i mash the apple and onion for the marinade? Hello! Hi Sue curious to know if my carne asada would work as I thought being it is already thin and sliced( the local Aldi supermarket sells it cryovaced like that it might be a great alternative also if there is any other particular beef suggestions to use and in that case also not to use, also I see a vegan commenter so can you also use chicken or pork? Will definitely be doing this again soon…. i dont have that thing you used to mash it. I apologize in advance if this is an annoying question. I have some Bulgogi meat marinating in the fridge, it’s been a busy week and it has been in there now exactly 1 week, is it still safe to cook and eat it? Place the thinly sliced meat in a mixing bowl and pour the marinade over it. . Are you excited? Any additional ingredients if i use it for pork? On another issue I commend you on the way you have been so precise with the quantities of ingredients for your recipe. Take the meat out from the packaging. Then refrigerate it until the next day when you have the meat ready? Browse these links and pick ones that suit your theme and taste. Thanks Sandy. my favorite was an old korean lady that liked me for some reason, and she made it with something that looked like green onion shoots, no cabbage or radish. . It’s delicious! (I prefer adding the sesame oil separately as opposed to mixing it in the marinade sauce. Hi Sue! Amazing Bulgogi recipe! I had bought steaks and whilst I managed to slice some thin portions, I flattened the thicker ones I could not slice any further. I have made this a few times now, it’s always fantastic. I used to frequently go to a great family-owned Korean restaurant across from the lab while I was in school and grad school at the University of Illinois. Place in tight fitting container or zip lock bag for 30 minutes also making! 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