Asian Pear Marinated Beef

Discover the perfect balance of flavors with our Asian Pear Marinated Beef, where the tender slices of beef are transformed by a unique marinade featuring the subtle sweetness of Asian pear, the umami of soy sauce, and a hint of sesame. This dish is a testament to the beauty of fusion cuisine, bringing together elements of traditional Asian cooking with modern flair.

The process of marinating the beef not only infuses it with incredible flavor but also ensures that each bite is succulently tender. Grilled to perfection, the beef offers a slightly smoky char that complements its juicy interior. Served with crisp lettuce leaves, steaming rice, and a selection of side dishes like tangy kimchi and spicy ssamjang, this dish is not just a meal; it’s an experience—a delightful journey through textures and tastes that promises to leave you satisfied yet craving more.

Full Recipe:


  • Thinly sliced beef (sirloin or rib eye)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pear, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper



  1. Combine soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, minced garlic, grated pear, and black pepper in a bowl. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add the thinly sliced beef to the marinade and ensure each piece is well-coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or overnight for deeper flavor.
  3. Preheat a grill or grill pan over high heat. Remove the beef from the marinade and grill for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until the desired doneness is achieved.
  4. Serve the grilled beef with lettuce leaves, steamed rice, and side dishes such as kimchi and ssamjang.

Prep Time: 40 minutes | Cooking Time: 4 minutes | Total Time: 44 minutes

Kcal: 320 kcal | Servings: 4 servings

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