Daeji Bulgogi (Pork Bulgogi)


Spicy marinated pork prepared in authentic Korean style. Serve this tasty and popular dish with white rice and an array of vegetable sides. This tastes even better if you cook it on the barbeque.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 35 mins
6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons Korean barbeque sauce

  • 2 tablespoons Korean hot pepper paste

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger root

  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes

  • ½ teaspoon sesame seeds

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 ½ pounds boneless pork shoulder, thinly sliced

  • 1 onion, sliced


  1. Whisk soy sauce, barbeque sauce, hot pepper paste, sugar, ginger root, red pepper flakes, sesame seeds, and black pepper together in a small bowl.

  2. Place pork in a large bowl. Pour soy sauce mixture over pork; toss to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator, at least 3 hours and up to overnight.

  3. Preheat a large skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat. Add pork, discarding marinade. Cook, stirring frequently, until pork begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in onion; cook until soft, about 10 minutes.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount of marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

150 Calories
5g Fat
10g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 150
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 583mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 267mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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