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Korean Bulgogi
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5 from 2 votes

Killer Korean Bulgogi

Bulgogi is a type of Korean BBQ made with thin slices of sirloin beef. Before cooking, it is marinated in a mixture with soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, and pureed onions to give it a sweet but succulent taste.
Course: Easy
Servings: 4 people


  • 500 grams Sirloin Beef Thin Slices of Sirloin Beef
  • 2.5 teaspoons Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Pureed Onion Use ½ an onion
  • 1 teaspoon Minced Garlic
  • 6 teaspoons Soy Sauce or 2 Tablespoons
  • 6 Cracks Black Pepper
  • 3 teaspoons Sesame Oil
  • ½ Whole Onion
  • 3 Whole Shiitake Mushrooms
  • 2 stalks Spring Onions each about the size of your forearm
  • 1 Mild Red Chili Pepper optional - use any mild pepper!


  • Place the thinly slice sirloin into a large mixing bowl and pull-apart the thin meat slice into bite-sized pieces
  • Put Sugar (2.5 teaspoons) in and thoroughly rub it into the meat. Set it aside and let it marinate for 20 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes: Put in Pureed onion (2 teaspoons), Minced Garlic (1 teaspoon), Soy Sauce (6 teaspoon), Black Pepper (6 cracks) into the mixing bowl with the meat. Give it a thorough mix.
  • Then drop in 1 teaspoon of Sesame Oil. Give it one more mix with your hands
  • Let meat rest again for 10 minutes
  • Slice-up onions, shiitake mushrooms, spring onions and mild red pepper. Place vegetables into the mixing bowl with the marinated beef
  • Drop in another 2 teaspoons of Sesame Oil into the mix. Thoroughly mix it in one final time.
  • Get a non-stick frying pan up to a medium-high heat
  • Quickly cook the meat (no need to put additional oil on the frying pan - we used plenty of sesame oil)