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Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls

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Perfectly seasoned ground beef takes center stage in a tangy blend of sesame oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, fresh ginger, and sriracha.
Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls

Perfectly seasoned ground beef takes center stage in a tangy blend of sesame oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, fresh ginger, and sriracha. This incredibly tasty fusion of flavors creates a harmonious mixture you can generously serve over freshly made white rice as a perfect dish for any occasion!

Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls

What Do I Need To Make Korean Ground Beef?

Gather These ingredients for the tastiest way to cook ground beef:

  • Lean ground beef
  • Sesame oil
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Brown sugar
  • Soy sauce
  • Sriracha
  • Green onions

Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls

How Do I Cook Korean Ground Beef for Rice Bowls?

  1. In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, heat the sesame seed oil and cook the ground beef, minced garlic, and grated ginger until fully cooked.
  2. Add the brown sugar, soy sauce, sriracha, and sliced green onions. Cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Serve over freshly made white rice.

Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls

What Goes Into Korean Ground Beef Sauce?

To make this simple, yet very tasty sauce for ground beef, you need just 3 key ingredients: soy sauce, brown sugar, and sriracha. You need to cook the ground beef with garlic and ginger to achieve the full spectrum of flavors!

What Else Can I Add To My Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowl?

I like to serve it with julienned carrots and cucumbers that have been pickled with rice wine vinegar, salt, and a little sugar. I really don’t know if this is traditional, but that is the way my family loves to eat korean beef rice bowls.

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Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls

Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls

Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls

Perfectly seasoned ground beef takes center stage in a tangy blend of sesame oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, fresh ginger, and sriracha.
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Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 365kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sesame seed oil
  • 2 lb lean ground beef
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger, grated
  • cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sriracha, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • Freshly made rice

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, heat the sesame seed oil and cook the ground beef, minced garlic, and grated ginger until fully cooked.
  • Add the brown sugar, soy sauce, sriracha, and sliced green onions. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Serve over freshly made white rice.

Notes

  1. If you can’t find lean ground beef, drain the fat after cooking it.
  2. Do not add salt to the beef, soy sauce has enough sodium.
  3. Add the sriracha amount according to your liking.

Nutrition

Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 16g

Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls

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