Korean-style ground beef rice bowl

5 reviews

Inspired by beef bulgogi, but without the extra hours of marinating the beef! Enjoy in just minutes!

Very easy

8 minutes

Prep time

12 minutes

Cook time

840 cal.

Per serving


Knife, Stovetop, Frying pan


Rice vinegar
Toasted sesame oil

Step 1

Clean & thinly slice the cucumber. Add to a small bowl with a 1/4 tsp of rice vinegar, a 1/4 tsp of sesame oil & a pinch of salt. Toss it all together while lightly massaging the cucumbers & set aside.

Green onion (scallions)

Step 2

Rinse & thinly slice the scallion (optional).

Brown sugar (light)
Rice vinegar
Brown sugar (light)
Soy sauce
Toasted sesame oil

Step 3

In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, remaining rice vinegar, soy sauce, remaining sesame oil & 1 tbsp of kimchi juice (per serving) from the jar. Whisk it all together.

Ground beef
Ginger (fresh)

Step 4

Heat a drizzle of oil in skillet over medium heat. Add the ground beef. Brown the meat for 3-4 min, breaking it up with the spatula as it cooks. Grate in the ginger & garlic. Stir it all together & cook for 2 more min.

Step 5

Once the beef is nearly cooked through, reduce the heat & pour in the sauce. Stir & simmer for 1-2 more min, until the sauce thickens. Remove from the heat.

Step 6

Drain any liquid from the marinated cucumbers.

White rice (short grain, cooked)

Step 7

Stir half of the scallions into the saucy beef & heat the rice according to package instructions. (We love a sprinkle of sesame seeds on top!) Serve the beef over a fluffy bed of rice. Add the kimchi & cucumbers. Garnish with more fresh scallions & sesame seeds if you have! Enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy840 cal.
Fat19 g
Carbohydrates126 g
Protein35 g
Fiber3 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Korean-style ground beef rice bowl" contains 840 Energy, 19 g of Fat, 126 g of Carbohydrates, 35 g of Protein, 3 g of Fiber.

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