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Korean Barbecue Beef (Bulgogi)

Bulgogi is a popular Korean marinated and grilled beef dish. In this recipe, the beef is frozen in the marinade, then thawed before grilling.

Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 people


  • Freezer bag, freezer, grill.


  • 1-1.5 pounds thinly sliced rib eye steak
  • 1/3 cup Tamari Gluten Free soy Sauce
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 medium yellow onion halved & sliced into slivers
  • 2 green onions finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ginger finely minced


  • .Combine all ingredients in a large zip tip freezer bag and massage to blend.
  • Place sealed bag on a baking sheet and place in the freezer. After the meat is frozen, remove the bag from the tray and store in the freezer until needed.
  • In advance of preparation, thaw the bag of marinated meat in the refrigerator overnight.
  • When ready to serve, preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil the grate.

  • Quickly grill beef on hot grill until slightly charred and cooked through, 1 to 2 minutes per side.

  • Arrange cooked beef on a platter and serve.