Korean Beef and Rice

Posted: May 11

Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Korean Beef and Rice hits the full trifecta: speedy, easy, and delicious! It's faster than any takeout delivery could ever hope to match. It only takes 4 steps to make, so you can whip it up whenever you want, without stress or worry. And finally, it's filled with sweet, tangy, aromatic, and savory beef with just a hint of heat ladled over nutty brown rice. Korean Beef and Rice is a weeknight dinner that carves out a piece of weekend relaxation for you to enjoy!


• 1 pound lean ground beef, 90% lean • 3 cloves garlic, minced • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce • 2 teaspoons sesame oil • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes • 1/4 teaspoon pepper • 2 2/3 cups brown rice, cooked, hot • 3 green onions, thinly sliced


Step 1

In a large skillet, cook the beef and garlic over medium heat until the beef is no longer pink, about 6-8 minutes. Break the beef into crumbles as it cooks.

Step 2

In a small bowl, mix the brown sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, red pepper flakes, and pepper.

Step 3

Stir the sauce into the beef and cook until heated through, for about 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Serve with rice and garnished with green onions.

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