Satisfy your KBBQ craving with this simple bulgogi recipe

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When cooking at home, bulgogi bowls solve two common problems: picky eaters and being short on time. The meat in this beef bulgogi bowl recipe cooks in just 3 minutes, and the bowls are totally customizable to allow everyone to incorporate their desired toppings. Whip up this popular Korean dish at home for lunch, or serve it to a group for dinner!


For the bulgogi

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp light brown sugar

  • 1 tbsp gochugaru or 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

  • ¼ pear, grated

  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil

  • 1 clove garlic, grated

  • 1 tbsp grated, peeled ginger

  • 1 lb. trimmed hanger steak

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

  • Kosher salt

For serving

  • Cooked white rice

  • Spicy cucumber salad

  • Vegan kimchi

  • Sliced scallions


1. Make the marinade. In a bowl, combine the soy sauce, light brown sugar, gochugaru, pear, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger. Mix and set aside.

2. Slice your hanger steak into ⅛-inch thick slices.

3. Add the meat to the marinade. Stir and set aside to marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes.

4. In a skillet, heat your vegetable oil. Then, add the marinated meat and a dash of salt, and cook on medium-high for 3 minutes.

5. Assemble your bulgogi bowl. Add a spoonful of meat to a bowl of cooked white rice. Top with spicy cucumber salad, kimchi, and scallions. Enjoy!

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