(from Jennerosity’s recipe box)

This popular dish can be found on the menu at virtually every Korean restaurant in Manhattan. The beef is topped with various accompaniments such as a few raw garlic slices, kimchi (assorted spicy pickles), and steamed white rice, then wrapped in lettuce and eaten with your hands.

Source: RecipeThing user reenum (from RecipeThing user speak2animals)

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Serves 4 people

Categories: asian, not tried


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil
  • 1 bunch scallions (white and pale green parts
  • separated from greens), minced (1/2 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 lb flank steak, cut across the grain into very thin
  • slices (no more than 1/8 inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


  1. Stir together soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, white and pale green scallions, garlic, ginger, and 2 tablespoons sesame seeds in a bowl until sugar is dissolved.

  2. Add steak and toss to coat, then marinate 15 minutes.

  3. Heat vegetable oil in a 12-inch heavy skillet over high heat until just smoking, then add steak in 1 layer and sauté, turning over occasionally, until browned and just cooked through, about 5 minutes total.

  4. Transfer to a platter and sprinkle with scallion greens and remaining 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, then serve with accompaniments.

  5. Accompaniments: butter lettuce or other soft-leaf lettuce; thinly sliced garlic; packaged kimchi; steamed white rice

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