Apr 01, 2017
12 Bulgogi Recipes for When You Can’t Be Bothered to Leave the House
Gone are the days when pizza was the first thing you thought of when ordering takeout. Now your palate is much more accustomed to the flavors of Korean food, whether you’re digging into a big bibimbap bowl or snacking on kimchi. But sometimes you just can’t be bothered to get your shoes on and head out the door for dinner — totally understandable. For those occasions, bulgogi, thinly sliced marinated Korean beef, is the answer. Scroll down for 12 takeout-inspired recipes that also feature chicken, pork, and vegetables.
Bulgogi Spring Rolls With Sweet Ssamjang SauceNext time you make a big batch of bulgogi, make sure you have enough leftovers to make these spring rolls. That sweet ssamjang sauce alone is enough to make you crave this dish. (via My Korean Kitchen)
Spicy Pork Bulgogi Rice BowlYou may think of beef when you hear bulgogi, but pork is often used as well. To increase the spice factor of this rice bowl, add tons of gochujang to the final product. (via My Korean Kitchen)
Korean TacosSo, these are definitely going to replace your usual tacos. The firey Sriracha sauce with the cooling sour cream and bulgogi is a trio that you can’t miss out on. (via Hapa Nom Nom)
Bulgogi Chicken Bowls With Coconut Cauliflower RiceThis low-carb and keto-friendly bowl is perfect for a fast and healthy weeknight meal. Using ground chicken makes for quick cooking and subbing cauliflower for rice keeps the carb level low. (via Domesticate Me)
Bulgogi Korean BBQ Short RibsApplesauce may not sound like a typical bulgogi ingredient, but it’s the thing that makes these short ribs SO darn good. (via Kevin Is Cooking)
Bulgogi OnigirazuWhile it looks complicated, this dish is surprisingly easy to assemble; promise! (via Just One Cookbook)
Kimchi Bulgogi Egg RollsThese are not your average pork and cabbage egg rolls. They’re intensely seasoned with spicy kimchi, bulgogi beef, and… cheddar cheese. (via Tastemade)
Bulgogi Ciabatta SandwichWho says you can’t put Korean beef on an Italian roll? Borders were meant to be crossed, and this sandwich is the delicious product. (via Sandra’s Easy Cooking)
Korean Bulgogi BBQ Steak BowlsPile the bulgogi, poached egg, avocado, and kimchi over rice, then drizzle with a spicy peanut sauce. *Perfection.* (via Half Baked Harvest)
Bulgogi-Style Marinated Chicken WingsNext time game day rolls around, swap your usual Buffalo chicken for these bulgogi marinated wings. They’re finger lickin’ good! (via iFoodBlogger)
Portobello Mushroom Bulgogi Bowl With Roasted Broccoli and Sriracha MayoDon’t worry, vegans — we’ve got you covered. This veggie bowl uses bulgogi seasoned mushrooms in lieu of beef, and the results are nothing short of incredible. (via Avocado a Day Nutrition)
Slow Cooker Korean Pork Bulgogi With GochujangImagine you walk in the door from a long day at work to be greeted by the smells of sweet and spicy bulgogi. That fantasy could easily be a reality with this simple slow cooker adaptation. (via My Food Story)
Paige is a blogger, food writer and culinary master from Louisville, Ky. She's a newlywed who's obsessed with dogs and renovating her 117 year old home. When she's not working on her blog — My Modern Cookery — you can find her binge watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S with a triple shot latte in-hand.