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Korean Beef Tacos


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Main Course

Main Ingredient



Quick & Easy

These Korean beef tacos are layered with bib lettuce, seasoned beef and kimchi then topped with spicy mayo, cilantro, and sesame seeds. They’re perfect for Taco Tuesday!


  • 1 tbsp + 2 tsp olive oil divided
  • 1 large red onion diced, reserve 1/4 cup for garnish
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 cup San-J Korean BBQ Sauce
  • 1 cup chopped kimchi
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1-2 tbsp Sriracha sauce
  • 2 tbsp chopped cliantro leaves
  • 1 tsp white sesame seeds
  • 12 corn tortillas heated
  • 12 bib lettuce leaves


  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Reserve ¼ cup of the onion for garnish and add the rest to the skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the beef and cook until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Drain off any fat.
  • Add the San-J Korean BBQ Sauce and heat through. Keep warm until serving time.
  • Add 2 teaspoons oil to another skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, add the kimchi and sugar. Cook, stirring, until caramelized and heated through, 3-5 minutes.
  • Combine the mayonnaise with the Sriracha. Mix the reserved onion with the cilantro and sesame seeds.
  • Spread the heated tortillas with a little of the mayonnaise mixture on each tortilla, top with a lettuce leaf, the beef, the kimchi, and finally the onion, cilantro, sesame seed mixture. Serve and enjoy!

* The Gluten Free recipes that appear in this website incorporate a variety of San-J's products that are Certified Gluten Free. Please be sure to consider the other ingredients to make sure they comply with your dietary needs and restrictions.

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