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Ground Beef Bulgogi

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Ground Beef Bulgogi

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  • 1 lb. lean ground beef (or grass-fed)
  • 10 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 onion (medium size, small diced)
  • 4 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. mirin
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. extract (plum, you can substitute to apricot jam)
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 5 green onions (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
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    Calories280Calories from Fat100
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat100
    Total Carbohydrate15g5%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Jennifer Adelfio 4 months ago
    Awesome recipe! There are a few versions of this on Yummly. I made it with broccoli and I substituted Marsala for mirin and added sugar to taste (I was careful with it as others were saying it was too sweet). I would add ginger, baby bok choy next time. Also, Siracha added a lot of flavor to the dish.
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    Bethe Causillas a year ago
    Very tasty- I added hot peppers, omitted the sugar. I did have to substitute Sherry for mirin because that’s whatI had on hand.
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    Aimee a year ago
    It was very flavorful. My family approved. I left out the sugar and added some siratcha. We like spicy foods.
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    Dandress dayne2 a year ago
    Yum as 100% recommendations
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    Tina Burden a year ago
    This was easy to make - my family like it, but it definitely needed a little more flavor. We added sriracha to spice it up and served it with hot jasmine rice. Didn’t have plum sauce, I used orange marmalade and it was a good substitute.
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    Clarissa Brucato a year ago
    This was amazing!!! My fiancé and I really enjoyed the bulgogi. It was sweet but not too sweet and had lots of good flavor. Will definitely make this again!
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    Nikki Morley a year ago
    Really good as is - we used honey and rice vinegar in place of mirin.
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    Rachelle Larocque 2 years ago
    Fantastic! Lots of flavours
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    Lauren Toledo 2 years ago
    This turned out way better than I expected. I didn't have mirin so I used white wine vinegar instead, and I also added gochujang for a little spice. Very yummy!
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    Orlaith 2 years ago
    This was very easy to make and has some nice subtle flavours. You honestly wouldn't think there is so much garlic in there. I would personally like a little bit more spice, so next time I will add a tablespoon of gochujang for a bit more kick.
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    Linda 2 years ago
    As a fan of Korean Bulgogi I was not expected to be wow’d, but this was a great tasting, simple recipe.
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    Ricardo Trevino 2 years ago
    family enjoyed it wish I had recommendations for side dishes
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    Rachel Morgan 2 years ago
    Really easy and delicious. I plan on making it again, but when I do I’m going to add extra on the seasonings. I like to taste the food before it reaches my mouth 🤤
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    Mom 2 years ago
    It turned out great. We loved it and adding it to our family weekly menu.
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    Bulgogi flavour and ground beef doesnt mix well for me. It’s also a lil too sweet for me so I recommend gradually adding the sugar. However I recommend for people who are new to korean cuisine or for people who want a fast and cheaper option. I also think kids would like this. But for me it was just a lil too weird haha
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    Jorge C. 2 years ago
    This recipe is amazing! Instead of the apricot jelly I did a half apricot jelly and half cherry jelly aandI worked soo good! there is so much flavor I highly recommend.
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    Chelsea Smith 2 years ago
    Came out really well! I couldn’t find apricot jam at publix, so I used my mom’s homemade Thai jelly and it added some nice heat. I would definitely make this again.
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    Léa Marouf 2 years ago
    I was delighted by this plate, my family loved it too. I put gochujang in extra and it turn out very good ! Moreover next time I will put less soy sauce or get some clear soy sauce cause it was a little bit too salty.
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    Walter Fuller 2 years ago
    The flavor is pretty good, but bulgogi made with ground beef pales in comparison to steak
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    Meyers 2 years ago
    Super easy to make but didn’t taste much like actual Korean bulgogi. Omitted plum sauce because I couldn’t find any but it still turned out okay.
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    Tara Waldrop 2 years ago
    Easy to make, tastes spot-on.
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    Dye 2 years ago
    I can't believe how good this is! And SO easy to throw together! I leave out the mirim and jam though because I don't even know what mirim is and we seldom have jam, but yum! This tastes a lot like the lettuce wrap filling at PF Changs to me! We serve it with iceberg lettuce cups and jasmine rice! My new weekly meal!
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    Shana Thompson 2 years ago
    hubby, kids and I loved this recipe!
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    Cristina 2 years ago
    Easy to make but found it too sweet.
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    Rogers 2 years ago
    Super easy and delicious weeknight meal!
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    Naomi Schoenfeld 2 years ago
    Wonderful recipe! Flavorful without being overwhelming. We served ours on ramen noodles.
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    Chelsea Villanueva 2 years ago
    So flavorful! I was a tad worried by the amounts of everything but I followed the recipe and it turned out so well! Goes PERFECTLY with white rice.
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    Stephania Hart 2 years ago
    I’d never had bulgogi before so I didn’t know what to expect, but it was easy to mix and cook Will definitely make again!
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    Jana 2 years ago
    Wow wow wow! This was so easy and so delicious. I've never made anything like this, so my expectations weren't too high, but this blew them out of the water! I didn't have the plum extract, and I didn't bother substituting anything else for it. It didn't taste like anything was missing. I also didn't have sesame seeds. I followed everything else to the letter and served it with jasmine rice. I'm a huge fan and will definitely be making this again!
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    carmen kummerfeld 2 years ago
    easy and delicious! my whole family loved it. Will definitely be adding this one to my regular rotation.