Next to kimchi, pulgogi may be Korea’s best-known dish.Thin strips of spicy beef are cooked over a pulgogi, a dome-shaped charcoal grill. Although it is often eaten during the summer as picnic fare, this dish is good any time.Thinly sliced pork loin or tofu can be substituted for the beef.
– 4 tbsp. soy sauce
– 2 tbsp. sesame oil
– 2 tbsp. sugar
– ½ tsp. black pepper
– 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped
– 4 tbsp. finely chopped green onions
– 1 tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
– 1½ lb. beef sirloin tip.
In a large bowl, combine soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, black pepper, garlic, green onions, and sesame seeds.
Slice beef thinly into ½ x 2-inch pieces. Add meat to soy sauce mixture in bowl and mix well. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.
Preheat oven to broil, or have an adult start the charcoal grill.
Broil on broiler rack or grill meat for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until brown. 5. Serve with vegetable side dishes— such as zucchini or spinach—and rice.
Food: Barbecued Beef/Pulgogi