Chicken Bulgogi Recipe

Rating 5.0
| 2
| Last Updated on September 15, 2023
Chicken bulgogi features grilled chicken in a sweet and savory marinade. Complete this superb meal with steamed rice or lettuce leaves.
Utensils Dinner
Globe Korean
13
ingredients
8
steps
140
minutes
Giselle is a recipe developer and content creator that loves all things sweet and savory. She runs her own food blog, The Busy Spatula, and her work has been featured on Yahoo!, Marvel Studios and the Kitchn.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
1/4 cup(s)
soy sauce, see notes 1
1 tbsp
brown sugar
1 tbsp
honey
1 tbsp
mirin
1/4 cup(s)
lemon-lime soda
4
garlic cloves
1 tsp
minced ginger
2 tsp
sesame oil
1 tsp
ground black pepper
1 lb
skinless chicken thighs, sliced
thinly sliced scallions, for garnish
roasted sesame seeds, for garnish
lettuce leaves or steamed rice, for serving
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Directions 8 steps | 140 Minutes

Step 1

In a mixing bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, brown sugar, honey, mirin, lemon-lime soda, garlic, ginger, sesame oil and black pepper.

Chicken Bulgogi Recipe: In a mixing bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, brown sugar, honey, mirin, lemon-lime soda, garlic, ginger, sesame oil and black pepper.
Step 2

Add the chicken and coat thoroughly.

Chicken Bulgogi Recipe: Add the chicken and coat thoroughly.
Step 3

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Chicken Bulgogi Recipe: Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.
Step 4

Using a fine-meshed strainer, strain the marinade into a small pot.

Chicken Bulgogi Recipe: 
Using a fine-meshed strainer, strain the marinade into a small pot.
Step 5

Bring the marinade to a boil. Boil for 3-4 minutes, until the sauce thickens. Skim off and discard any foam that rises to the top.

Chicken Bulgogi Recipe: Bring the marinade to a boil.
Step 6

Heat a grill pan or a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken for 2-3 minutes per side, or until the chicken is cooked through.

Chicken Bulgogi Recipe: 
Heat a grill pan or a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat.
Step 7

Brush the glaze onto the chicken.

Chicken Bulgogi Recipe: Brush the glaze onto the chicken.
Step 8

Garnish the chicken with scallions and roasted sesame seeds. Serve wrapped in lettuce or over steamed rice. Enjoy!

Chicken Bulgogi Recipe: 
Garnish the chicken with scallions and roasted sesame seeds.

Notes:

  1. To make this recipe gluten free friendly, use tamari instead of soy sauce. 

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
284
FAT
7.2 g
PROTEIN
25.3 g
CARBS
27.6 g
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Sandra G.

Sandra

25 Jul 2022

Mouth-watering and juicy recipe. One of my go-to dishes for a week night. So easy to make!

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Carmela G.

Carmela

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12 Jul 2022

Sweet and savory Chicken Bulgogi Recipe. Uncomplicated recipe and easy to recreate at home.

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