Recipe by DailyInspiration
(Daeji Bulgogi) - From Cooking Light. A distinctive Asian flavor -- the caramel notes of brown sugar balance the heat of the sambal oelek and crushed red pepper). Prep time does not include refrigeration and marinating times.
Top Review by Nika The Mad Baker
This recipe is awesome. I found it on myrecipes.com prior to seeing it on here. It's a bit spicy, if you're not used to the heat. So i'd cut back if you're not into hot/spicy food. It's become part of our dinner rotation. It's definitely a keeper.
- 1 lb pork tenderloin, trimmed
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
- 1 1⁄2 tablespoons sambal oelek (or Thai chile paste)
- 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and minced
- 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
- 1⁄2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- cooking spray
Directions See How It's Made
- Wrap pork in plastic wrap; freeze 1 1/2 hours or until firm. Remove plastic wrap; cut pork diagonally across grain into 1/16 inch thick slices.
- Combine pork, sugar and next 6 ingredients (sugar through garlic) in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning bag occasionally.
- Prepare grill. Place a wire grilling basket on grill rack. Remove pork from bag; discard marinade. Place pork on grilling basket-coated with cooking spray; grill 5 minutes or until desired degree of doneness, turning frequently.