Enjoying a continued rise in popularity in the foodie world, Korean cuisine is packed full of flavour, perfect to sharing and easy to prepare at home.
Using simple ingredients, packed with flavour and easy to prepare, Korean Food is getting plenty of well-deserved attention at the moment, with restaurants and home chefs adding Korean flavours and cooking methods to their repertoires.
More than just the traditional barbecue, Korean cuisine includes everything from Beef Bulgogi to Bibimbap; and Australian Beef is the perfect hero ingredient to create these dishes at home.
Switch up your mid-week meal by adding these deliciously healthy Korean options and enjoy the unique flavours that each recipe has to offer.
Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
600g beef mince
2 tbsp. sunflower oil
1 tbsp. soy sauce
2 tsp. gojuchang chilli paste
¼ cup white vinegar
1 tsp. sugar
150g baby spinach leaves
Gojuchang chilli paste
Heat half the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat and cook mince until brown. Reduce heat to low, add soy sauce and chilli paste and stir until combined. Check seasoning, add more paste if desired.
Cut carrot and cucumber into 3-4 cm long thin batons and place in a medium bowl with vinegar, sugar and a pinch of salt. Allow to pickle for 10 minutes.
Wash baby spinach, drain and place into a hot dry pan or wok and stir until just wilted. The water clinging to the leaves will be enough to soften them.
Pan-fry eggs in remaining oil until cooked to your liking. Trim edges if desired.
To serve, divide steamed rice between serving bowls and arrange the ingredients carefully on top. Finish with the egg and the chilli
paste, and sesame seeds, if using.
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