Pork bulgogi in lettuce

Total time 90 mins
15 mins preparation time
15 mins cooking time
60 mins marinating time

Stoke the flavour flames with this delicious twist on Bulgogi - Korean for "fire meat". Here, we make this classic dish of thinly sliced, marinated meat with pork instead of prime beef, making it a budget-friendly version of this delicious dish.

Ingredients

2 portion(s)
300 g
pork tenderloin
3 
cloves of garlic
 ½ 
sour apple
1 piece
of ginger (approx. 3 cm)
1 
small bunch of spring onions
1 tbsp
honey
Pepper to taste
2 tbsp
roasted sesame seeds

For serving:

8 
shiso / perilla leaves
8 
butter lettuce leaves
 ½ bunch
of fresh coriander
1 
cucumber
Nutritional facts (per portion): 1329 kJ  /  318 kcal
16 g Fat
35 g Protein
8 g Carbohydrates

Preparation

Step 1

300 g pork tenderloin – 3  cloves of garlic –  ½  sour apple – 1  piece of ginger (approx. 3cm) – 1  small bunch of spring onions

Cut the meat into thin slices. Roughly chop the garlic, apple, ginger and spring onions.

Step 2

Put the chopped garlic, apple, ginger and spring onions into a food processor or blender. Purée to a smooth paste.

Step 3

1 tbsp Kikkoman Toasted Sesame Oil1 tbsp honey – Pepper to taste – 75 ml Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds

Add the sauce from step 2 and the remaining ingredients (Kikkoman Sesame Oil, honey, pepper, Kikkoman Soy Sauce and roasted sesame seeds) to the sliced meat. Marinate for at least 1 hour, preferably overnight.

Step 4

8  shiso / perilla leaves – 8  butter lettuce leaves –  ½ bunch of fresh coriander –  ½  cucumber

Remove excess marinade from the meat and fry in a very hot pan for roughly 2 minutes on each side.

Serve with herbs, lettuce leaves and chopped cucumber.

Tip:

The dish can also be served with your favourite thinly sliced vegetables, such as red cabbage or carrots.

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300 g pork tenderloin – 3  cloves of garlic –  ½  sour apple – 1  piece of ginger (approx. 3cm) – 1  small bunch of spring onions

Cut the meat into thin slices. Roughly chop the garlic, apple, ginger and spring onions.

Put the chopped garlic, apple, ginger and spring onions into a food processor or blender. Purée to a smooth paste.

1 tbsp Kikkoman Toasted Sesame Oil1 tbsp honey – Pepper to taste – 75 ml Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds

Add the sauce from step 2 and the remaining ingredients (Kikkoman Sesame Oil, honey, pepper, Kikkoman Soy Sauce and roasted sesame seeds) to the sliced meat. Marinate for at least 1 hour, preferably overnight.

8  shiso / perilla leaves – 8  butter lettuce leaves –  ½ bunch of fresh coriander –  ½  cucumber

Remove excess marinade from the meat and fry in a very hot pan for roughly 2 minutes on each side.

Serve with herbs, lettuce leaves and chopped cucumber.

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