Korean Steak Bowls Recipe

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Nelson Published: January 7, 2021 Modified: August 24, 2021
Korean Steak Bowls Recipe

How To Make Korean Steak Bowls

These hearty Korean steak bowls are made with tender steak bites coated in a spicy and creamy gochujang dressing, served over rice for a belly-filling meal!

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Steak Bites:

  • lbsflank steak,cut into 1-inch cubes
  • fine sea salt and freshly-cracked black pepper
  • 1tbspavocado oil,or any high-heat oil
  • 2tbspsoy sauce,low-sodium

For Sesame Cucumber Slaw:

  • 14ozcoleslaw
  • 1English cucumber,sliced into half moons
  • 1cupfresh cilantro,chopped
  • cupgreen onions,thinly-sliced
  • 2tbsprice vinegar
  • 1tbspsoy sauce,low-sodium
  • 1tbspmaple syrup
  • 1tbsptoasted sesame oil
  • 2tspsesame seeds,toasted, optional

For Spicy Sauce:

  • cupplain Greek yogurt
  • 2tbspgochujang paste

For Rice:

  • cupswhite rice,or brown


  1. Cook the rice according to package instructions.

Spicy Sauce:

  1. Whisk together the Greek yogurt and gochujang until combined. Whisk in a few extra tablespoons of water until the mix reaches the desired consistency.

Sesame Cucumber Slaw:

  1. Toss the coleslaw, cucumbers, cilantro, green onions, rice vinegar, soy sauce, maple syrup, sesame oil, and sesame seeds together in a large bowl until combined.

Steak Bites:

  1. Season the steak evenly with a generous pinch of salt and a few twists of freshly-cracked black pepper.

  2. Heat the oil in a large sauté pan over high heat until it is shimmering. Quickly add the steak bites to the pan in an even layer. Cook the steak for 2 minutes without stirring. 

  3. Flip and cook for 2 more minutes, or until the steak is seared on both sides and cooked to the desired level of doneness.  Transfer the steak to a clean bowl, then toss with the soy sauce.

To Assemble:

  1. In the serving bowls, layer a portion of rice, slaw, and steak bites.

  2. Drizzle generously with the spicy sauce, and sprinkle with chopped cilantro for garnish. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 841.54kcal
  • Fat: 34.00g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.48g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 84.26g
  • Fiber: 3.54g
  • Sugar: 18.18g
  • Protein: 46.75g
  • Cholesterol: 122.83mg
  • Sodium: 1291.67mg
  • Calcium: 154.03mg
  • Potassium: 1017.68mg
  • Iron: 4.58mg
  • Vitamin A: 53.70µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.81mg
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