There are many different versions of beef bulgogi and this is mine, very close to the traditional.
The key to delicious beef bulgogi is in the marinade, which typically includes soy sauce, honey, garlic, pear, and sesame oil. This fragrant mixture not only adds flavour to the meat but also helps to tenderize it, especially the enzymes from the pear. When cooked properly, beef bulgogi becomes melt-in-your-mouth tender and full of flavour.
The dish known as beef bulgogi is a Korean tradition that dates back centuries. The word bulgogi literally means “fire meat”, and the dish was originally prepared by grilling marinated beef over an open flame. Today, beef bulgogi is still a popular grill item, but it can also be cooked in a pan or oven.
Whether you’re grilling it up for a summer barbecue or enjoying it as part of a traditional Korean meal, beef bulgogi is sure to please.
If you’ve never tried making it at home, why not give it a try? You might just be surprised at how easy it is to make this delicious dish!