Super Savory Korean Grilled Meat
- 1/2 medium onion roughly chopped, about 1 cup
- 1/2 pear cored and quartered, Asian pear preferred, about 1/2 cup
- 4 cloves garlic peeled
- 1 tsp ginger minced
- 2 tbsp water
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
- 2 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 2 lbs ribeye thinly sliced, or other meats, see notes
- 1 tbsp gochujang or to taste, optional
Blend the onion, pear, garlic, ginger, and water.
Mix the onion-pear mix with soy sauce, brown sugar, toasted sesame oil, vinegar, and black pepper. Add gochujang, if using.
Mix the marinade throughly with the meat and marinate for 2 hours to overnight.
Cook the meat on a hot plate/grill, cast iron pan, or nonstick skillet, flipping as needed.
Other good choices for meats are brisket, sirloin, or any other thinly sliced meats you can find at an Asian grocery store. You can also use thinly sliced pork belly, collar, jowl, or thickly sliced chicken breast, or cubed chicken thighs.
You can julienne the rest of the pear as a garnish.
Calories: 336kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.4g | Protein: 46.9g | Fat: 11.8g | Saturated Fat: 3.9g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 701mg | Potassium: 677mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 4.6g