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Bulgogi Sauce Recipe
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5 from 4 votes

Bulgogi Sauce Recipe

With this easy-to-make bulgogi sauce recipe, you can quickly prep and marinate sliced steak for flavorful Korean BBQ anytime you'd like. Fire up the grill!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Main Course, sauce
Cuisine: American, Korean
Keyword: gochujang, soy sauce, spicy
Servings: 4
Calories: 112kcal


  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons gochujang Korean fermented chili paste
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey or use brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 spicy red pepper minced (optional, for hotter bulgogi sauce)


  • Whisk all of the ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Marinate the meat (strips of steak, chicken, pork) for at least 30 minutes, or overnight for more flavor development.
  • Grill or sauté the strips of steak or meat over medium-high heat 5-6 minutes, stirring or flipping often, until done to your liking.
  • Garnish with green onions, peppers and toasted sesame seeds. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1042mg | Potassium: 157mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 716IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg