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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 246.9
  • Total Fat: 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 75.8 mg
  • Sodium: 686.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 27.5 g

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Bulgogi (Korean BBQ)

Submitted by: KING*GET*FIT
Bulgogi (Korean BBQ)


Chicken or pork can be substituted for beef Chicken or pork can be substituted for beef
Number of Servings: 8


    2 Pounds Sirloin Steak
    3 Scallions(Green onions)Chopped
    4 Cloves garlic
    5 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
    2 Tablespoons Sesame oil
    1/4 Cup Sugar
    1/4 Teaspoon Black pepper
    1 ½ Tablespoons Toasted Sesame seeds


1. Slice the steak very thin on the bias. Score each piece with an X.

2. Chop the scallions and crush the garlic. Combine these ingredients with the remaining seasonings in a bowl. Add the meat to the marinade and mix well until all sides of the steak are coated.

3. The meat may be grilled immediately. The best results are obtained if the steak is marinated for 2 hours. The marinade will keep overnight Variation: Use rib steak or flank steak. Bul Kogi is so popular that many Koreans consider it the national meat dish. Serve with rice and kimchi.

From: The Korean Cookbook, by Judy Hyun.

Marinade can be used on pork or chicken also. Tri-tip is also good to use. Most grocery stores will slice your meat for you. Any meats cut carne asada are good also.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KINGLOOSER.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this for my husband who spent a year living in Korea, only I added 1/4 cup dark brown sugar, 1 cup mushrooms and 1/2 cup match-stick carrots. He said it is just like the real thing! He was pleasantly surprised and so was I. My kids loved it! We will be having this again and again. - 1/13/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious. We used sirloin and added a little Korean chili paste, substituted honey and raw sugar for the sugar--mostly honey. We marinated one hour and I think it will be even better marinated longer. - 5/24/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am a bulgogi lover and last night I made this recipe, turning my husband into one too! I think I'll try adding a little ginger next time and some pepper flakes, but otherwise very good! - 7/26/10

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  • I'm marinating thin pork loin chops right now. Will let you know how it turns out. - 3/15/13

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  • Defreakinglicious!! Seriously everyone, even my two picky eaters, loved this. - 11/1/11

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  • LOVED THIS RECIPE!!!! Super easy to make. I marinated my beef overnight. Served with steamed rice and steamed broccoli. The kids and hubby ate it up too! I will definitely be making this again!! - 4/6/11

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  • Very good. - 12/3/10

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  • Excellent!Thank you for posting Korean food! - 7/22/10

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  • Very good, Next time I will marinate overnight. Also, I paired it with rice noodles, will probably use white rice next time. - 1/28/10

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  • A definite one to make! Super!!! - 6/27/09

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  • So Yummy! - 6/25/09

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  • This was excellent. I substituted Agave Syrup instead of sugar and I added a little Chili Garlic Sauce to the marinade for a spicy kick. I love the authentic flavor and I will definitely make this recipe again. - 6/1/09

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  • Yummy describes this well. I used beef short ribs, and they came out wonderful. Charred them on the grill and ate um with my kim chee. - 3/24/09

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  • This recipe is even better if you dice a pear and put it in the marinade. Definitely use the splenda instead. - 7/27/08

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  • This is soooo awesome. We actually used the marinade with flank steak which my husband grilled. Womnderful! Oh, I used Splenda instead of sugar and worked just fine. Enjoy! - 6/2/08

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  • This was RAD. I used GF soysauce making it wheat free. SO GOOD!! - 6/1/08

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  • Super recipe... I used beef short ribs and marinated for two hours. It came out great. - 5/31/08

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  • I used carne asada cut beef, and lite soy sauce. This was delicious and is definitely going to be on my menu again soon! - 5/26/08

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  • I was recently in Korea and ate Galbi a few times. It was delicious, but some of the meat used was a little fatty. I'm excited to make a healthier version at home! - 5/26/08

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