Easy Korean Ground Beef Bowl


This Korean beef bowl is quick and easy to make. The ingredients can easily be adjusted to suit your taste. Serve over warm rice or spiralized vegetables.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 bowls


  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil

  • ½ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • cup light brown sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 6 green onions, chopped, divided

  • 4 cups hot cooked brown rice

  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef and cook, stirring and crumbling into small pieces until browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain excess grease.

  2. Stir in garlic, ginger, and sesame oil and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir in soy sauce, brown sugar, and red pepper. Cook until beef absorbs some sauce, about 7 minutes. Add 1/2 of chopped green onions.

  3. Serve over hot cooked rice; garnish with sesame seeds and remaining green onions.

    A bowl of seasoned ground beef on brown rice garnished with green onion

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

574 Calories
19g Fat
70g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 574
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 1142mg 50%
Total Carbohydrate 70g 26%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 72mg 6%
Iron 7mg 41%
Potassium 589mg 13%

* 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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