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Beef Buligog

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Korean Beef Bulgogi

Bulgogi is the classic and easy Korean BBQ made with beef and a flavourful marinade: discover how to make it with this Fine Dining Lovers recipe.

16 December, 2021
Average: 4.1 (14 votes)

serves for



Sirloin steak
500 g
1 small
Dark soy sauce
5 tbsp
Brown sugar
2 tbsp
Sesame Oil
2 cloves
Extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp
Spring onion
1 pc, fresh
Korean Pepper Paste
1 tbsp

To Prepare

Typical of Korean cuisine, bulgogi is a tasty and easy-to-prepare dish. When we talk about bulgogi, also called Korean BBQ, we mean a dish of thinly-sliced ​​beef, marinated and cooked at a high temperature. But how is Bulgogi prepared? Here are all the steps and tips to bring it to the table.

Step 01

beef Bulgogi

To prepare the bulgogi, wrap the meat in plastic wrap and place it in the freezer for about 15 minutes. Then remove the film and cut the meat into thin slices.

Step 02

Beef Bulgogi

Add the soy sauce, brown sugar, minced garlic, grated ginger, sesame oil and spicy sauce.

Step 03

Beef Bulgogi

Mix very well and put the meat in the marinade. Let the meat marinate for a minimum of 2 hours to a maximum of 12 hours in the refrigerator. Drain the meat from the marinade.

Step 04

Beef Bulgogi

Heat a drizzle of oil in a non-stick pan and when it is hot add the meat. Cook the slices of meat for one minute on each side.

Step 05

Beef Bulgogi

Serve the meat piping hot with the chopped spring onion and toasted sesame seeds.


Put the meat in the freezer for 15 minutes, this will allow you to cut it into thin slices. The meat, cut so thinly, absorbs the marinade better and evenly, and will require a very short cooking time. To marinate the meat evenly, we recommend that you put the marinade and slices in a freezer bag and tie it tightly. For a fabulous main dish, serve the bulgogi with white rice and kimchi.



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Claudia Concas

Born in Milan on a hot summer’s night in July 1983, Claudia Concas developed a keen interest in good food from childhood: the kitchen has always been her fav