Bulgogi Meatballs

Another installment in our series of Superbowl appetizers.

Bulgogi Meatballs

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons green onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1 egg , lightly beaten

Method:

1. In a large bowl, whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, green onions, garlic, sesame oil, fish sauce and black pepper.

2. Add bread crumbs, ground beef, ground pork, and egg.

3. Mix all together. Do not overmix or meatballs will be tough.

4. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

5. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

6. Form meat into mini meatballs. You should have about 25-30

7. Place on a baking sheet covered with non-stick foil.

8. Bake 18-20 minutes turning halfway through.

9. Serve with Soy-Vinegar Dipping Sauce and spicy SSamjang.

 

Spicy Ssamjang Dipping Sauce

Combine all ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup miso paste
  • 1/4 cup gochujang (Korean fermented chili bean paste)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon green onion (white parts only), minced
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno, minced (optional)

Soy Vinegar Dipping Sauce

Combine all ingredients except sesame seeds. Sprinkle with sesame seeds right before serving.

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds, optional

 

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