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Kalbi-Style Braised Beef Cheek Tacos

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Korean taco trucks seem to be all the rage these days. I wanted to find a way to recreate those savory sweet tacos at home."
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2 h 30 m servings 721
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook beef cheeks until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes. Stir in onion and garlic; cook and stir until onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir chicken broth, soy sauce, green onions, sugar, and sesame oil into the pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer until beef cheeks are tender, about 2 hours.
  3. Remove beef cheeks from the pot using a slotted spoon; cut into bite-size pieces. Arrange beef on a dish and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  4. Place a scoop of beef and some kimchi over each tortilla.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 721 calories; 44.6 43.4 35.2 121 1583 Full nutrition

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I like this a lot; especially when the beef cheeks were combined with the kimchi. That's a match made in heaven. The beef on it's own, however, could use a little more flavor I think. It's good,...