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Bulgogi and Kimchi Burger

A Korean twist on an American classic: This bulgogi burger adds some amazing flavors to the classic dish
Bulgogi Burger

Kimchi-topped bulgogi beef is a favorite Korean dish, and it’s just as good when transformed into a burger.

This recipe is courtesy of Tablespoon.

Calories Per Serving


  • 1/4 Cup sesame seeds
  • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons gochujang
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame oil
  • 5 scallions, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 Tablespoons ginger, grated
  • 2 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 Pound ground beef
  • 6 burger buns
  • 14 Ounces kimchi


Mix together the sesame seeds, soy sauce, gochujang, sesame oil, scallions, garlic, ginger, vinegar, and sugar, until it reaches a paste-like consistency. Mix the ground beef into the paste. This mixture can be used immediately, or left to marinade in the refrigerator for a day.

Form the meat into thin burger patties and grill for about 7 minutes per side.

Serve patties on burger buns, topped with kimchi.