Recipe: Korean Beef Tacos

A perfect tailgating recipe

Published On: Oct 02 2012 08:40:11 AM EDT

Chef Nico from Salt shares his recipe for Korean Beef Tacos - a perfect tailgating recipe. It can be made in advance for tailgate parties or gathering friends to watch the game.

For the Steak:

2 pounds Skirt Steak (trimmed)

½ cup Teriyaki sauce

1 head Black Garlic, paste (optional)

1 cup Soy Sauce

1 bunch Scallions

1 Tbsp Ginger, Puree

1/8 cup Yuzu or Lime Juice

1 cup Water


Combine everything except the Steak into blender. Blend on high for 1 minute.

Marinate the steak in the mixture for at least 2 hours.

Bring your grill to highest Temperature, grill steak for 2 minutes on each side.

Let the meat rest for 5 minutes, slice thin against the grain.

For the Kimchee:

2 cups Kimchee Sauce

1 head Napa Cabbage, cut into ¼ in ribbons

1 English Cucumber, chopped

2 Carrots, shaved on mandolin


Combine all the ingredients and let Marinate overnight.

Mix well, taste and reserve as garnish.

For the Sauce:

1 Bunch Cilantro, chopped

¾ cup Mayonnaise, your favorite brand

To Taste Lime juice

To Taste Salt

20 Tortillas


Combine the Cilantro with the Mayo.

Add lime juice and salt to taste

Warm the tortillas up on grill for a 30 seconds to 1 minute on each side.

Spread the mayo on the tortillas

Split the meat up between the tortillas.

Top the taco's off with a tablespoon or two of the kimchee.