Bulgogi (Korean Beef Barbecue)

Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Bulgogi, beef barbecue, is one of the most popular Korean dishes. Serve over rice and lettuce for a complete meal.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

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.

Prepare grill.

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.

Note:

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Ann Taylor Pittman,

March 2003