Korean Bulgogi Barbecue Beef Tacos Recipe

Korean Bulgogi Barbecue Beef Tacos Recipe

How To Make Korean Bulgogi Barbecue Beef Tacos

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Marinate Time: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 25 minutes



For Tacos:

  • 1cupsoy saucelow-sodium
  • ½cupmirin
  • ½cupbrown sugar
  • 2tbspsesame oil
  • 4garlic clovescrushed
  • 1tspfresh gingerpeeled, grated or minced
  • 1tbspfresh corianderfinely chopped
  • 2lbsflank steakor eye fillet/scotch fillet
  • 14miniflour tortillaswarmed

For Kale Slaw:

  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 1limejuiced
  • 1tbspmirin
  • 2tspsesame oil
  • 1cupKaleshredded
  • 1cupred cabbageor green/Chinese, grated
  • 1carrotpeeled and grated
  • ¼cupfresh cilantrochopped

For Pico De Gallo:

  • 2tomatoesripe, diced
  • ¼cupcorianderfreshly chopped
  • ½red onionfinely chopped
  • ½limejuiced
  • ½jalapeñosliced and seeds removed
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • saltto taste


  • sour creamor Greek yogurt
  • limesfor serving



  1. Combine the soy, mirin, brown sugar, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and coriander in a bowl.

  2. Add the steak; cover and refrigerate to marinate for 3 hours or up to overnight.

  3. Once marinated, remove the steaks from the marinade and reserve the liquid.

  4. Fry the steaks on both sides over medium-high heat in a good quality skillet/nonstick pan until cooked to desired level of doneness. Remove them from pan and allow to rest.

  5. Pour the reserved liquid into a smaller saucepan; bring to a boil.

  6. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for at least 5 minutes or until the marinade has thickened and cooked through.

  7. Cut the beef into strips and coat them in the reserved marinade sauce.

Kale Slaw:

  1. Whisk the soy sauce, lime juice, mirin and sesame oil together in a bowl.

  2. Add the shredded and grated veggies and coat well.

Pico De Gallo:

  1. Combine the tomatoes, cilantro, onions and finely diced jalapeño together in a serving dish.

  2. Drizzle with the lime juice and olive oil. Salt to taste.


  1. Build tacos with the greek yogurt or sour cream, beef, slaw, and Pico De Gallo.


  • Calories: 406.18kcal
  • Fat: 15.32g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.94g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.00g
  • Carbohydrates: 42.08g
  • Fiber: 3.66g
  • Sugar: 9.23g
  • Protein: 23.53g
  • Cholesterol: 51.41mg
  • Sodium: 1789.38mg
  • Calcium: 159.16mg
  • Potassium: 591.01mg
  • Iron: 4.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 64.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.71mg
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