Beef Bulgogi

Recipe from our latest book, Paleo Primer: A Second Helping. Click here to grab a copy!

Serves: 2-4

Prep: 15

Cook: 20


  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 500g beef or lamb mince
  • 2 tbsp. xylitol or honey
  • 3 tbsp. tamari
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • Half a savoy cabbage, shredded


  1. Heat the sesame oil in a pan, add the garlic and fry for one minute. Add the onion and carrot and cook until soft.
    Set the vegetables to one side.
  2. Fry the mince until brown and drain off any excess fat.
  3. Add the vegetables back into the pan.
  4. In a bowl, mix 2–3 tablespoons of boiling water with the xylitol or honey and stir until it dissolves. Add the tamari, sesame oil, pepper flakes and ginger and mix. Add to the meat and vegetables in the pan and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, steam the cabbage.
  6. Season the beef to taste and serve with the steamed cabbage.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with steamed rice or cauliflower rice.

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