Korean Style Tacos

Korean Style Tacos Recipe

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Adapted this recipe from one I saw in Woman's Day magazine. I have tried it with both beef and chicken. The guys liked beef the best while I prefer the chicken.It seems like a lot of ingredients but it is really not that bad!


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15 Min
15 Min


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  • 1 lb
    ground beef or chicken
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 clove
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh ginger,grated
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 small
    onion,chopped finely
  • 2 Tbsp
    hoisin sauce
  • 8
    flour tortillas
  • 2 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed red pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy ,light
  • 2 tsp
    soy sauce, light
  • 1/2 small
    cabbage,sliced thinly
  • 1 medium
    carrot,cut into matchsticks
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Korean Style Tacos


  1. Combine in a medium sized bowl carrots,cabbage,2 teaspoons of soy sauce, 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons of vinegar,1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Mix thoroughly, cover and allow to rest in the refrigerator at least 2 hours.
  2. Mix in small bowl brown sugar,garlic cloves, ginger and 2 tablespoons of soy sauce. Set aside.
  3. Cook ground beef in skillet over medium heat until no longer pink.Transfer beef to a mesh strainer and rinse with cool water about 2 minutes to remove excess fat and grease(The rinsing step is optional and can be skipped. It is not needed if using ground chicken.)
  4. Wipe out skillet used for cooking beef. Heat skillet on medium heat add the 1 tablespoon of oil, when warm stir in onion. Cook onion until soft, about 3-4 minutes. Return beef to skillet add brown sugar mixture and 2 tablespoons of hoisin sauce.Stir to combine and continue to heat until warmed.
  5. Heat tortillas according to package instructions. Then divide beef evenly among the tortillas,top with cabbage and enjoy!

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About Korean Style Tacos

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Hashtags: #Dish, #main

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