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Korean Ground Beef

An easy recipe for very flavorful Korean ground beef. Served over cauliflower rice, it’s a delicious and complete low carb meal.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Korean

Keyword: ground beef

Servings: 4 servings

Calories: 370kcal



  • 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




To finish the dish:

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions, green parts only



  1. In a small bowl, prepare the sauce by whisking together the soy sauce, honey, cornstarch and red pepper flakes. Set aside.

  2. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat.

  3. Add the beef and cook, stirring, until no longer pink, breaking it up into crumbles as you cook, about 5 minutes.

  4. Drain the beef. Return to the skillet. Add the garlic and the ginger to the skillet and cook, stirring, 1 minute.

  5. Stir the sauce into the beef. Cook 2 more minutes, until heated through and the sauce thickens.

  6. Off heat, drizzle the dish with sesame oil, sprinkle it with green onions and serve.

I hope that you get a chance to give this recipe a try.

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