Bulgogi is one of the most popular Korean dish that usually consists of marinated barbecued beef, although chicken or pork may also be used.


Serves: 4 people


  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup pear juice or white wine
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon monosodium glutamate
  • 1 (2 pound) beef rump roast, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 onion, cut into thin strips

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together soy sauce, pear juice, sugar, garlic, sesame oil, sesame seeds, black pepper, and monosodium glutamate. Place beef and onions into the mixture, and stir to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat grill pan over high heat. Brush oil over grill pan, and add beef and onions. Cook, turning to brown evenly, for 3 to 6 minutes, or until done.

Cooking Notes

Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.