Korean Barbecue Beef

  • 1 cup other chopped vegetables (optional)
  • 1 lb beef (sirloin, flank, or beef ribs), sliced
  • 1 sm onion, sliced
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 carrots, peeled and coined
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • cooked rice or ramen noodles for serving

Whisk together soy sauce, sugar, garlic, sesame seeds, sesame oil, scallions, red pepper flakes, and black pepper. Toss beef and onion in the marinade and let sit for an hour. When ready, stir fry carrots and other vegetables in 1 tbsp oil for 2 min. Remove. Stir fry beef and onion mixture with the marinade in two batches, each using 1 tbsp oil for 2 min. Add the vegetables. Serve over rice or ramen noodles and top with additional scallions and sesame seeds if desired.