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Bulgogi (Korean Beef Barbecue)

Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces)
Bulgogi, beef barbecue, is one of the most popular Korean dishes. Serve over rice and lettuce for a complete meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound top sirloin steak, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mirin (sweet rice wine)
  • 1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 208
  • caloriesfromfat 33 %
  • fat 7.6 g
  • satfat 2.7 g
  • monofat 3.2 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 26.1 g
  • carbohydrate 6.4 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 76 mg
  • iron 3.1 mg
  • sodium 457 mg
  • calcium 19 mg

How to Make It

  1. Wrap beef in plastic wrap; freeze 1 hour or until firm. Remove plastic wrap; cut beef diagonally across grain into 1/16-inch-thick slices.

  2. Combine beef, sugar, and next 5 ingredients (sugar through garlic) in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning bag occasionally.

  3. Prepare grill.

  4. Place a wire grilling basket on grill rack. Remove beef from bag; discard marinade. Place beef on grilling basket coated with cooking spray; grill 5 minutes or until desired degree of doneness, turning frequently.

Cook's Notes

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