Bulgogi (Korean Marinated Beef)

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by kzbhansen

Korean Marinated Beef This is rolled like a taco with the lettuce leaf as your outer shell.

Top Review by katie in the UP

Wonderful flavor! I added a pinch of crushed red chili peppers in marinade. I used butter lettuce and it was great!! (with a bit of kim chee ) :) I also steamed rice (DH wasn't interested in wrapped lettuce). Thank you Karen!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar and garlic together. Taste and adjust for seasonings. Add black pepper, sesame seeds and sliced green onions.
  2. Marinate beef at least one hour.
  3. Grill a few miniutes on each side. It should be cooked through thoroughly but not dry.
  4. Serve with rice, sam (large lettuce leaves) and kochujang (hot bean paste).
  5. In each lettue leaf, put a little bit of rice, some bulgogi and some hot bean paste. Roll like a little taco.

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