Korean Beef Bowls

My family asks me to cook this dish for them all the time.


Scale based on the amount of beef you're cooking.
2 lb of ground beef is enough for ~5 servings.

  • 1/3 cup of brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup of soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp of sesame oil
  • 1 tsp of crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp of freshly ground ginger
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 2 lbs of ground beef
  • 4 sliced mushrooms
  • 4 sliced green onions
  • 1.5 cups of dry rice


  1. Cook rice however you want.
  2. Mix brown sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, red pepper flakes, and ginger in a bowl.
  3. Cook garlic and mushrooms in a skillet with cooking oil over high heat for 1 minute.
  4. Add grown beef and cook for 5 minutes (until light brown), crumbling it while it cooks
  5. Drain fat from skillet
  6. Stir in soy sauce mixture and let it simmer for 2 minutes
  7. Serve with rice, and garnish with green onions