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Bring the taste of Korean BBQ beef dish, make Korean beef bulgogi meatballs at home. The juicy ground beef with savory, spicy, and sweet sauce make a tasty Korean-style meatball recipe to make you enjoy your mealtime. Serve it with steamed rice for a full flavorful meal!

Korean Bulgogi Meatballs

Course Main Course
Cuisine Korean
Keyword beef, bulgogi, meatballs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 people

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 500 g Ground Beef
  • ½ tsp Paprika Powder
  • 4 clove Garlic Grounded
  • ½ tsp Beef Stock Powder
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • ½ cup Breadcrumbs
  • ¼ tsp White Pepper Powder
  • ½ tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil

Bulgogi Sauce

  • ¼ cup Soy Sauce
  • 1 small Onion
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Ketchup
  • 2 tbsp Chili Sauce optional
  • ½ Pear grounded
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ tbsp Cornstarch

Garnish

  • Green Onion
  • Sesame Seeds

Instructions

Meatballs

  1. Mix all the meatball ingredients until evenly distributed.

  2. Shape about 1 tbsp meatball batter into a ball. Do the same with the rest of the meatball batter.

  3. In a pan, heat the cooking oil over medium heat.

  4. Fry the meatballs until nice and golden.

  5. After the meatballs are cooked, transfer them to a bowl. Set aside.

Bulgogi Sauce

  1. Mix all the bulgogi sauce except onion until evenly distributed.

  2. In a pan, heat the cooking oil over medium heat.

  3. Sauté for few minutes until the onion is fragrant and translucent.

  4. Add bulgogi sauce, saute and stir for about 2 minutes so it’s caramelized.

  5. Add meatballs and sauté until the bulgogi sauce seeps into all the meatballs.

  6. Turn off the heat.

  7. Place warm rice into a plate, the put the Korean bulgogi meatballs on top of warm rice.

  8. Lastly, garnish with green onion and sesame seeds.

  9. Your Korean bulgogi meatballs is ready to serve. Enjoy!