Korean bulgogi sauce in a white bowl on black background.
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3.45 from 9 votes

korean bulgogi sauce

Great on burgers, chops, stir fries or even when you are making bulgogi. This is one versatile sauce.
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: condiment
Cuisine: Korean
Keyword: beef bugogi, bibimbap, bulgogi sauce
Servings: 1
Calories: 976kcal
Author: romain | glebekitchen


  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger grated on a microplane
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3/4 cup apple juice or pear juice
  • 2-3 green onions - finely chopped


  • Mixt the soy, brown sugar and apple or pear juice in a small sauce pan. Warm over low heat until the sugar melts. Allow to cool and stir in the remaining ingredients.


This recipe adapted is from KFood by Da-Hae and Gareth West. It's a very funky Korean cookbook worth seeking out.


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 976kcal | Carbohydrates: 200g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 9780mg | Potassium: 902mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 181g | Vitamin A: 4.8% | Vitamin C: 13.2% | Calcium: 23.1% | Iron: 34.2%