Korean Bulgogi

In 2003 I spent a year in South Korea in the Air Force where I was lucky enough to make friends with many of the “locals”.  One, in particular, was kind enough to share her simple family/traditional recipe for Bulgogi.  This is a very simple crowd pleaser!

Korean Bulgogi

Serves: 6

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  • 5 lbs Short Ribs (or high quality cut beef), or Chicken
  • 2-4 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • ¼ C Sesame Seeds
  • 1 C Green Onions, (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1-2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 C Soy Sauce
  • 1 C Sugar
  • ¼ C Vegetable Oil

  1. Place beef in a bowl with all ingredients and marinate for minimum of 6 hours.
  2. Grill on medium heat until desired doneness is achieved.
  3. Baste often.
  4. Serve over white rice or on skewers as an appetizer.