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Korean Beef

Servings: 4
Author: Nicole
  • 500 g minced beef
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic
  • 60 ml soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp xylitol*
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  1. Cook the beef until browned.

  2. Add chopped onion, ginger and garlic, stir and cook an additional minute.
  3. Mix soy sauce, xylitol, sesame oil and red pepper flakes.
  4. Add sauce to the beef, put the lid on the pan and let cook (on low heat) for 10 minutes.

Recipe Notes

*I used Xylitol, but you can use (brown) sugar or your preferred sweetener.

Tip: if the sauce is too thin, you can use a bit of thickener. As low-carb option, I used 1/4 tsp. carob gum (locust bean gum) for this recipe.