Thursday, September 25, 2014

What's for Dinner? Korean Beef Bowl

Delicious...simple...few ingredients...quick to marks in our house last night... : )

Now, this recipe has been around for a few years (at least). I found it at Kitchen Simplicity, but then found basically the same recipe at Six Sisters Stuff, Damn Delicious and Designer Bags and Dirty Diapers. The oldest version seems to go back to Lizzy Writes (May, 2010). Exciting update... Lizzy Writes has revamped her recipe and turned it into Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps!

Note: Korean Beef Bowl takes only about 20 minutes, start to finish! Put on your rice before you do anything else, or it won't be ready in time.

Korean Beef Bowl

Korean Beef Bowl

1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup soy sauce (I used “less sodium” soy sauce)
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Mix sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.

1 pound lean ground beef
2-3 cloves garlic
2 green onions, sliced

Brown ground beef in skillet. Drain off fat.
Add garlic and stir for one minute.
Stir in sauce and half of green onions.
Simmer 5 minutes.
Serve over rice and garnish with green onion.

I served this with a platter of raw vegetables, but sauteed green beans and red pepper strips would be nice. Steamed broccoli sprinkled with sesame seeds could be another option.


Take care,

PS Be sure to scout around the food blogs listed above. I saw some more tasty recipes I'd like to try!


  1. I am always looking for something to different to do with ground beef so thank you! Although in the States it is getting very expensive!

  2. I know what you mean about the cost of groceries!