Easy Korean Beef
This Easy Korean Beef is a little bit sweet, a little bit spicy, a budget-friendly way to enjoy the flavors of Korean BBQ. It’s perfect for busy weeknights, ready in under 30 minutes!
And just within the past year or so, I added another recipe to my list. I started playing with simple ground beef recipes that incorporate Asian flavors. This family-friendly recipe I’m sharing today has become a fast favorite.
If you like to eat from scratch, with ridiculously easy recipes that pack a ton of flavor, you are going to LOVE this Easy Korean Beef!
Easy Korean Beef
I can have this Korean beef ready to set on the table in about twenty-five minutes. With minimal ingredients and just a little mincing and slicing, this meal comes together easily.
How do you make Korean Beef?
While the ground beef is browning on the stove top, mince some fresh garlic and ginger. And when I say “some”, I actually mean “quite a bit”. I’m very fond of both these ingredients, and tend to use more than most people. Garlic and ginger make me happy, and that’s all I really care about!
Add the garlic and ginger to the browning beef and let it get softened and fragrant.
Then grab a small bowl and create an easy, flavorful sauce with soy sauce, chili garlic sauce, sesame oil, and brown sugar. Stir it into the beef mixture and let it mingle over the heat for a couple minutes.
And it’s done!
What goes with Korean beef?
Serve Korean ground beef over hot rice or tucked inside chilled, crisp lettuce wraps. Offer sliced green onions, fresh chopped cilantro, and toasted sesame seeds for scattering over the top.
And for me, I can’t be without pickled red onions with this dish. They’re the perfect tangy contrast, not to mention a beautiful addition of color.
For those of you who like to feel a little burn, sprinkle some crushed red pepper flakes over the top, or serve with fresh slices of jalapeno.
And if you’re looking to add fresh veggies, top lettuce wraps with thin slices of cucumber and/or colorful bell peppers. Or add steamed broccoli or pea pods to hot rice bowls.
This is one of those recipes you’ll want to keep on hand for quick, easy meals. It’s perfect for busy weeknights, yet tasty enough to crave it over and over and over again!
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adapted from Taste of Home As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 336 Total Fat: 17g Saturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 9g Cholesterol: 101mg Sodium: 105mg Carbohydrates: 10g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 6g Protein: 34g
adapted from Taste of Home
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