Food & Wine: Korean Beef and Rice
Serving Size: 4
- 1 lb ground meat (beef, turkey, chicken or tofu)
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 tsp ground ginger
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 – 1 tsp crushed red pepper (depending on how spicy you like it)
- Rice, cooked
- 1 bunch green onions, sliced for garnish
- Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish
Heat cast iron or large skillet over medium heat and brown the meat with minced garlic and sesame oil. Drain any fat.
Add brown sugar, soy sauce, ginger, salt, pepper and crushed red peppers. Simmer for 5-7 minutes to allow flavors to develop.
Serve over cooked rice, top with green onions and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Side dish of roasted zucchini squash or a simple salad completes the meal.