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Korean Beef

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5 from 3 votes

Korean Beef

Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 226kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion diced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 2/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch


  • Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and break up the meat and cook until browned.
  • Add onion and garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, crushed red pepper and ground ginger. Pour the sauce over the beef, cover and simmer on low for 10 minutes.
  • Whisk together water and cornstarch then mix in with beef. Let simmer for 2-3 more minutes, or until sauce thickens.
  • Serve over rice, if desired (not included in nutrition information).


MFP: MFF Korean Beef
December 2020


Serving: 4.3 ounces | Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.1g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 11.1g

4 thoughts on “Korean Beef

  1. This recipe is quick and easy! A favorite for our family!

  2. 5 stars
    Easy to make and I had all the ingredients, easy to throw together. I added Great Value Deluxe Stir Fry veggies to pan- so good! Served with white rice 👍🏻

  3. 5 stars
    Quick and easy! Added rice and spicy kimchi and it was delicious!

  4. 5 stars
    Very easy to make and yummy! I added rice and broccoli and it was delicious

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