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Three Ways to Cook Bulgogi

by KnowingKorea
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Bulgogi is made of beef. There are restaurants serving pork bulgogi, but that is a different food. Thin slices of beef are marinated in a soy sauce-based mixture. Recipes may vary from region to region, from restaurant to restaurant.

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Marinated beef is traditionally cooked on grill, but pan-frying is also widely used, for it’s simpler than grilling. And here is an even simpler and more popular method.

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Put marinated beef together with spring onions, mushrooms, and maybe cellophane noodles in an earthen pot called ttukbaegi in Korean, add some broth and bring to boil. This makes a dish named ttukbaegi bulgogi, available at many Korean restaurants and food courts.

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