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Learn To Cook Beef Bulgogi

Learn to cook beef bulgogi

Hello, fellow flavor explorers! It's Chef Suz again, your culinary guide. Today, we're setting course for the heart of Korea, as we unravel the secrets of an all-time favorite – the irresistible Beef Bulgogi.

Bulgogi has a special place in my heart. It's a melody of flavors that dances on your tongue, making you savor each note of sweet, salty, and savory. Thinly sliced, velvety soft meat – think flank steak, rib-eye, or brisket – forms the star of this iconic dish.

Now, what's the secret to that tender meat that almost melts in your mouth? It's a technique called 'velveting'. Velveting transforms even the simplest of meats into a succulent, juicy delight. With the help of baking soda, cornstarch, egg whites, and a bit of water, we'll coat the meat before it graces the grill or stove top, guaranteeing a beautifully browned, tender, and juicy bite every time.

As for the marinade, it's where the essence of Bulgogi truly lies. It's a delectable blend of ginger, sesame, and soy or tamari, with a pop of freshness from onions and a kiss of warmth from garlic or shallots. For an extra twist, we can introduce Asian pear to the mix. Beyond its sweet undertone, the Asian pear acts as a natural tenderizer, enhancing the juiciness of the cooked meat.

When I prepare Bulgogi, I love to bring in a vibrant medley of fresh vegetables. Bell peppers add a crunch, onions bring sweetness, and garlic offers a beautiful depth. All are stir-fried to perfection before the marinated meat joins the party.

And to serve? Pile that aromatic Bulgogi high on a bed of fluffy rice and serve it with crisp romaine lettuce. Now, here's where the fun begins – wrap the Bulgogi and rice in a lettuce leaf and voila, you have a delightful Bulgogi lettuce boat. It's a culinary adventure in each bite!

So, are you ready to immerse yourself in the rich flavors of Korean cuisine? Tie up your apron, sharpen your knives, and join me, Chef Suz, in my live cooking class. Together, we'll stir up a storm in the kitchen and bring the delectable Beef Bulgogi to life. Let's cook, learn, and create unforgettable culinary memories!

Beef Bulgogi delivers a melody of flavors that dance on your tongue, making you savor each note of sweet, salty, and savory. Thinly sliced, velvety soft meat is the star of this iconic dish.