Meat dishes


 

·         Barbequed beef ("pulgoki")

Barbequed beef ("pulgoki") is the one of the most popular dishes in Korea, and also Westerners are pleased with the taste. "pulgoki" literary means "fire beef", but it is called generally called "korean barbecue". Thin, tender slices of beef are marinated in a sauce and cooked over a hot charcoal grill at table. If it is made with pork, the recipe will be slightly different because of the bad smell of pork. Usually Korean pork barbeque needs red pepper paste and lots of ginger.

 

Preparation procedure for Barbequed beef ("pulgoki")


Ingredients (4 servings)

·         1/2 lb beef rib steak

·         Roasted sesame oil

·         9 tbsp. finely chopped green onion

·         vegetables ( onion,green pepper,green onion,egg-plant,or pumpkin slices)

·         For marinade ( 4 cups ) 1.2 medium apple, quartered and sliced or 1/2 can of coke

·         1 oz ginger root, thinly sliced

·         1 oz garlic, thinly sliced

·         2 cups soy sauce

·         1/2 cup cooking wine

·         6 oz sugar and 1/2 tbsp. MSG


Methods

1.      Slice the beef thinly and make it tender using knife.

2.      Pour the coke and sugar to beef and mix well until the meat softens

3.      Mix the marinated beef with the soy sauce, garlic, sesame oil, MSG, and sesame salt and let it stay for 2 hours.

4.      Broil the seasoned beef over hot grill.(Hint: when using oven, 570 degree of F for 10 minutes is good.)


 

·         Broiled beef rib ("sokalbigui")

Broiled beef rib ("sokalbigui") is also the popular dishes. The recipe is very close to that of barbequed beef. However the taste is quite different. Just try it !!.(It needs delicate trimming of ribs)

 

Preparation procedure for broiled beef rib ("sokalbigui")


Ingredients (4 servings)

·         4 Ib. beef ribs

·         Roasted sesame oil

·         9 tbsp finely chopped green onion

·         vegetables ( onion,green pepper,green onion,egg-plant,or pumpkin slices)

·         For marinade (2 cups) and seasonings, refer to "pulgoki" barbeque sauce


Methods

1.      Cut spareribs into serving pieces, remove excess fat from the meat carefully.

2.      With meaty side down, insert knife under bone and slice, leaving the end uncut.

3.      Open out flat and slice the meat into half thickness, leaving the end uncut and open out flat.

4.      Make a slit along the center of each bone. This eases the membrance when grilled and makes the meat apart easily.

5.      Marinate and mix with seasonings and vegetables and let it stand for 2 hours or more. (Refer to the recipe of "pulgoki" barbeque

6.      Broil both sides on preheated grill.