Korean Rice Bowl

Korean Rice Bowl

An easy recipe for very flavorful Korean ground beef. Served over rice, it’s a delicious and high energy meal.

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4


  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce (or use a gluten-free alternative and add salt as needed)
  • 1 tablespoon honey or a liquid sugar-free alternative
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef (85/15)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger

To finish the dish:

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions, green parts only
  • In a small bowl, prepare the sauce by whisking together the soy sauce, honey, cornstarch and red pepper flakes. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the beef and cook, stirring, until no longer pink, breaking it up into crumbles as you cook, about 5 minutes.
  • Drain the beef. Return to the skillet. Add the garlic and the ginger to the skillet and cook, stirring, 1 minute.
  • Stir the sauce into the beef. Cook 2 more minutes, until heated through and the sauce thickens.
  • Off heat, drizzle the dish with sesame oil, sprinkle it with green onions and serve.