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Korean Beef With Bao Bun
Korean Beef with Bao Bun
Prep Time
1 d
Cook Time
20 mins
Easy to make Korean Beef with Bao Bun are sweet and spicy with homemade coleslaw to top. A perfect treat for a weekend lunch while enjoying a Netflix marathon.
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 3
Calories: 258 kcal
  • 1 pound beef steak
  • 6 Bao buns
  • ¼ cup CJ Korean BBQ Sauce Kalbi, 29.63-Ounce Bottle for Ribs (1)
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp of hot pepper flakes
  • ½ cup red cabbage chopped
  • ½ cup cilantro chopped
  • ¼ peanuts chopped
  • 1 lime sliced
  • Salt and Pepper as desired
Prepare Meat
  1. Add the spices and marinate to the meat, let it sit overnight in a bowl all covered in the refrigerator.
  2. Slice meat in thin slices.
  3. Add a little olive oil and heat the pan, when hot sear the meat until crispy and brown.
  4. Steam the boa buns at package directions
Assemble Sandwich
  1. Open the middle of the bun and add the sliced meat.
  2. Add some sliced cabbage.
  3. Add chopped cilantro on tip.
  4. Add the crushed dried peanuts,
  5. Add the sesame seeds.
Sauce Topping
  1. Pour some Sriracha Hot Sauce on top

  2. Pour some YUM YUM Sauce on top.

  3. Add a twist of lime on top. Done!
Recipe Notes

Slice the meat thin as possible. A little trick I learned was to let it be defrost for a little so as to slice the meat thin while it's still cold. It makes it easier to do so and just shaves off.

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Nutrition Facts
Korean Beef with Bao Bun
Amount Per Serving (3 g)
Calories 258 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 566mg25%
Potassium 456mg13%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 1803IU36%
Vitamin C 36mg44%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.