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Korean BBQ Steak Tips

Jackie Ferguson
Whether you like Korean BBQ sweet or spicy, this recipe is for you!
Course BBQ, Dinner
Cuisine Asian, Korean
Servings 8 people


  • lbs steak tips, sirloin

Steak Marinade

  • ¼ cup apple sauce or grated pear
  • ¼ cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 TBSP light brown sugar
  • 1 TBSP sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed and chopped
  • 1 TBSP ginger, grated
  • 1 TBSP gochujang (Korean red pepper paste), optional if you want Spicy Korean BBQ

For Finishing the Tips

  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • Chopped Green Onions


Marinating the Steak Tips

  • In a mixing bowl add all the marinade ingredients. Note: If you want half sweet and half spicy savory, remove ¼ cup of the marinade and set aside. Now add gochujang and/or Korean Pepper Flakes to the remaining marinade for you spicy savory marinade.
  • Add the steak tips to a storage bag or container and add the marinade. Massage the steak tips with the marinade.
  • Marinade in the refrigerator for 3-4hrs, preferably overnight for a day or two. Continue to massage the steak tips with the marinade.


  • Grill the steak tips to your desired temperature, enjoy and cheers 🍻.
Keyword Korean BBQ Steak Tips, Korean Steak Tips, Spicy Korean Steak Tips, Sweet Korean Steak Tips