Authentic Korean Bulgogi

Authentic Korean Bulgogi

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"This is the Korean Bul-Go-Gi recipe I've learned from my mother who lives in Korea. I've made this dish many times and got raves every time. Yummy! "

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 18.1 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.2g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 33.3 g
  • 67%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 1018 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the beef in a bowl, and pour in the cooking wine, pear juice, and black pepper. Stir to combine, and allow to marinate for 30 minutes. Stir in the soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, garlic, green onion, and sesame seeds, and marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.
  3. Remove the beef from the marinade, and discard the marinade. Place a sheet of aluminum foil on the heated grill, and lay the beef slices separately on the foil. Place the mushrooms and onion on another part of the foil. Cook the beef slices until they are evenly brown, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Serve with cooked mushrooms and onion.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes
  • You can substitute 2 shredded fresh pears for the pear juice.
  • For better taste, soak beef in cold water for a couple of hours. Change water occasionally.
  • Optional: Serve with a handful of Korean sweet-potato noodles. If pan-frying the beef, you can add 1/2 cup of beef broth to make a sauce to go over rice.
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Absolutely delicious! I ran into a few problems that required me to improvise though. 1. I couldn't find pear juice at the store. So I pureed two fresh pears. 2. Instead of using a white cookin...

My family loves bulgogi. The recipe I got from a Korean friend doesn't include the wine, pear juice, sugar or mushrooms. Since I don't cook with alcohol just used more pear juice for the wine.

I had to make a couple of adjustments: I didn't have any pear juice, nor did I have the time or inclination to drive around in 110 degree heat to look for any. So I used some slightly diluted f...