Chicken Bulgogi With Cabbage

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Bring authentic Korean barbecue flavors to your home with this easy and very delicious chicken bulgogi with cabbage recipe!



  • 1 pound boneless chicken thigh or breast
  • 1 cup cabbage (roughly chopped)


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons gochujang (Korean chili paste) (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon mirin or rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon garlic (minced)
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons ginger (peeled and grated)
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds


  1. Cut chicken into 2-inch pieces and trim off excess fat. Set aside.
  2. Put all the ingredients for the marinade in a bowl and whisk until sugar has dissolved.
  3. Add chicken to the bowl or transfer chicken and marinade in a Ziploc bag. Refrigerate and let marinate for at least 2 hours (or overnight).
  4. Heat a grill pan or skillet over medium heat and add cabbage and chicken, reserving the marinade on the side. Cook on each side for 2-3 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and add a splash of marinade (1-2 tablespoons) whenever the pan dries up.
  5. Transfer to a plate and serve with rice, lettuce and/or kimchi.


This chicken bulgogi will taste even better cooked on a proper barbecue!

Keywords: recipe, Asian, barbecue

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