Slow Cooker Bulgogi (Korean Roast Beef)


A slow cooker delivers tender, tasty Korean roast beef, known as bulgogi. This was one of my husband's favorite dishes from Korea. Tasty, tender roast beef made in the slow cooker, served over rice with broccoli.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 hrs
Total Time:
10 hrs 10 mins
1 pound beef


  • 1 pound beef tenderloin

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 green onion, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon roasted sesame seeds, or to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine beef tenderloin, water, soy sauce, sugar, green onion, sesame oil, garlic, sesame seeds, and black pepper in a slow cooker. Cook on Low until meat is tender, 10 to 12 hours.

Cook's Note:

You can use pot roast in place of beef tenderloin, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

283 Calories
13g Fat
8g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 283
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Sodium 519mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 449mg 10%

* 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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