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Korean Beef Bowls

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Korean Beef Bowls are super tasty made with ground beef and ready in 15 minutes. The perfect dinner meal that is definitely worth to be on your weekly menu!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Korean
Keyword: Korean Beef Bowls
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 552 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger minced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce reduced-sodium
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes or more to taste
  • 5 green onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame seeds


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together: brown sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil and red pepper flakes, set aside.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly for about 30 seconds, until fragrant. Add fresh minced ginger and cook for another minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Add ground beef and cook until browned without moving it, about 3-5 minutes. Break apart the meat as it cooks with a wooden spoon and cook it until no longer pink. Drain grease.
  5. Cut the green part of the green onions into 2-inch pieces.
  6. Add the soy sauce mixture and green onions into the meat and stir until well combined, allowing to simmer until heated through about 2 minutes.
  7. Serve immediately over rice, garnished with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Korean Beef Bowls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 552 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 121mg40%
Sodium 931mg40%
Potassium 562mg16%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 61mg6%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.