GROCERY LIST: Bulgogi ("Fire Meat")

Updated: Mar 4, 2020

Serves 6 to 8

3 pounds beef ribeye (or pork tenderloin)

¼ medium Asian pear

1 medium onion

2 bunches scallions

1 head garlic

2-inch-piece ginger

6 garlic cloves

4 Korean peppers (or serranos)

3 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoons mirin

3 tablespoons brown sugar

1½ tablespoons sesame oil

2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper

1 tablespoon sesame seeds (toasted)

⅓ cup gochujan (Korean red chile paste; only if using pork)

To serve: Lettuce leaves (red or green leaf) + fresh toppings + rice (optional) + assorted banchan

Pairing 312 Urban Wheat (Goose Island) is the perfect choice to cool the palate after the fire of the bulgogi.