Yen Can Cook: Pork Bulgogi

I was immediately enticed by this super easy Bulgogi recipe after watching Youn’s Kitchen which is a South Korean reality show featured a few Korean actors & actress opened a Korean restaurant at Gili Trawangan, Lombok ( Season 1).

Bulgogi, literally “fire meat”, is made of thin, marinated slices of beef or pork grilled on a barbecue or on a stove-top griddle. It is also often stir-fried in a pan in home cooking. There are numerous of ingredients combination for the meat marinade which varies by the region and specific recipe. Set aside those complicated recipe and you just need a few ingredients for this simplified recipe which I’m going to share today.


Ingredients (Serve: 2-3)

Sliced pork/beef

Cabbage, shredded

Onion, shredded

Carrot, shredded

* Quantity of all the above ingredients depends on personal preference

Cooking oil

White sesame seeds (optional)

Bulgogi Sauce

100g Asian pear + apple

100g onion

120ml soy sauce

120ml water

40g garlic

60g sugar


Step 1: Blend all the ingredients of the Bulgogi sauce in a blender, set aside.

Step 2: In a large skillet, heat up the cooking oil then put all the shredded vegetables and cook till soft.

Step 3: Add in sliced meat and continue to stir fried for a few minutes.

Step 4: Add in the Bulgogi sauce and stir fried until all the vegetables and meat well coated with the sauce. Let them simmer for a while until the sauce is fully absorbed by the ingredients.

Step 5: Sprinkle white sesame seed on the dish and serve with rice.





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