These Korean BBQ meatballs are the ultimate dinner recipe when you don't have time to cook. Sweet, savory and spicy meatballs that served with rice.
INGREDIENTS FOR YIELDS
For the meatballs:
1 lb. (450g) Ground beef
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
1/2 cup Breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon Gochujang paste (Korean chili paste)
1/4 cup Green onions, thinly sliced
For the sauce:
1/4 cup (50g) Brown sugar
2 tablespoons Gochujang paste
1 tablespoon Grated garlic
1 tablespoon Grated ginger
1/3 cup (80ml) Soy sauce (low sodium)
1 teaspoon Sesame oil
3/4 cup (180ml) Water
2 teaspoons Cornstarch + 1 tablespoon water
Make the meatballs: preheat oven to 450F (220C).
In a large bowl, mix ground beef, salt, pepper, Gochujang paste, egg and breadcrumbs.
Form into balls and place the balls in a baking pan and bake for 15 minutes.
Make the sauce: In a skillet/pan heat 1 tablespoon of oil. Add grated ginger and grated garlic, cook for 1-2 minutes. Add brown sugar, Gochujang paste, soy sauce, sesame oil, water and mix well. Cook over medium heat for 4-5 minutes.
Meanwhile in a small bowl mix cornstarch and water. Pour the mixture into sauce, cook, stirring constantly, until slightly thickens.
Add the meatballs, reduce the heat to low and cook for 3-4 minutes. Cover the meatballs with the sauce.
Turn the heat off, sprinkle some sesame seeds and chopped green onions.