March 30, 2017 0

Recipe: Korean Beef Bowl

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Korean Beef Bowl

A “simplified” version of Korean cuisine flavors (lacking kimchi!), but fast, tasty, and providing for several days worth of leftovers.

Korean Beef Bowl
Adapted from DamnDelicious

Makes: One large skillet (lots of leftovers)
Takes: 20-30 minutes

1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
4 teaspoons sesame oil
1 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4-6 cloves minced garlic
2 pounds ground beef
3-4 green onions, sliced
Sesame seeds
Cilantro (if desired), roughly chopped


  1. Start the rice and cook according to the standard rice directions.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk to combine the brown sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, red pepper flakes and ginger.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  4. Add ground beef and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the beef as it cooks; drain excess fat.
  5. Toss in 2/3 of the green onions and stir to combine. Pour in the soy sauce mixture, stir to coat, and allow to simmer 2-4 minutes, until warm and combined.
  6. Scoop some rice into your bowl, add beef. Top with green onions, cilantro, sesame seeds, and a drizzle of sriracha.

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