Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: Makes about 2 cups
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons sake (or rice wine or sherry)
- 2 tablespoons sesame oil
- 8 cloves garlic, minced
- 4 scallions (green onions), minced
- 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Note: To toast sesame seeds place them in a hot saute pan and gently toss until they start to brown. This takes just a few seconds. Pour off into a bowl.
This marinade is used to make Bulgogi or Korean Sesame Beef. It can be served with a spicy dipping sauce.