This fabulous recipe for Korean BBQ Bulgogi Beef with Asian Slaw is easy to prepare and cook, and you don’t need a barbecue! Classic Korean Bulgogi is eaten with rice, spicy side dishes and is served inside lettuce leaves with chopped peppers, thinly sliced garlic and a dipping sauce; my version offers a variation of this classic dish, and is served with toasted brioche buns and Asian style coleslaw, which is perfect for all the family or for a party crowd.
Pura Coconut Oil Liquid Blend
I love Korean food, and especially their barbecue dishes, which are spicy and full of different flavour layers and textures; today’s recipe for Korean BBQ Bulgogi Beef with Asian Slaw is my version of a classic Korean BBQ Beef, or Beef Bulgogi recipe, and is made very simply with beautifully fresh and healthy ingredients……sliced prime British beef is allowed to luxuriate in a spicy bath of soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, garlic, chilli flakes, sugar and kiwi pulp with a few spoons of Pura Liquid Coconut Oil Blend to lubricate the beef. Once cooked, the beef is served with an Asian style slaw made with grated and chopped cabbage, carrots and kimchi, which is then served inside toasted brioche buns. It’s a fabulous way to jazz up your mid-week family meal plan, or for a large gathering. I used Pura Liquid Coconut Oil Blend in my recipe, which is high in Omega 3, and is lower in saturated fat than traditional coconut oil. The oil is also flavour free, so it didn’t overwhelm the flavours in today’s recipe, but it did add healthy fats to the recipe and helped to keep the beef moist whilst being cooked. The Pura Coconut Blend range includes the liquid blend that I used and a spray, which is handy for those people who are watching their weight, as you can fry with less fat than normal, and healthily. They are both very versatile and easy to use, reducing preparation time and are both suitable for all types of cooking, with the liquid coconut oil blend being so much more convenient than the solid block coconut oil I usually use. Today’s recipe is the perfect way to end the summer holidays before the children go back to school, and although you CAN cook the beef over coals or on a barbecue, you do end up losing all of the delicious sauce, so I prefer to cook it in a cast iron pan or skillet. If you still want to linger in the garden, and you want the beef to be saucy, then why not cook it in the cast iron pan over coals….which will impart a wonderful smoky flavour to the beef too! The only prerequisite is that you need to allow to beef to marinade overnight in the Bulgogi sauce, or for at least an hour if time is tight. Serve the beef with spicy Asian slaw, and some toasted brioche buns for a fun family meal. I’ve shared my recipe for Korean BBQ Bulgogi Beef with Asian Slaw below, in a printable recipe card, and I hope you will enjoy it as much as we did. If the children aren’t keen on lots of spices, just cut back on the chilli flakes in the recipe, and add a more subtle warmth to the spice mix, such as some finely sliced ginger. You can of course eat this Korean BBQ Bulgogi Beef the classic way too, and wrap the meat in a lettuce leaf with rice…….perfect for those on a Gluten Free diet or for those in a strict calorie controlled diet! I have a kimchi recipe coming soon on Lavender and Lovage, but in the meantime, you can buy it from any Asian supermarket, online or you can of course make it……this looks like a good recipe here: Quick and Easy Kimchi. You can buy Pura Liquid Coconut Oil Blend at these stockists: Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons, and it retails for £4 a bottle (400mls) or for Pura Coconut Oil Liquid Blend Spray, it’s £2.50 (200mls) That’s all for today, have a fabulous weekend, and try to capture the last of the simmer sun if it’s shining where you are! Karen *Collaborative paid recipe post with Pura*
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