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Beefless Korean BBQ

Beefless Korean BBQ

Nutritional therapist, yoga teacher and author of A Year of Beautiful Eating, Madeleine Shaw, is the surprise guest on our third Meat Free Meet Ups recipe series. Madeleine and our trusty mate DJ BBQ have cooked up a mind-blowingly banging Korean Beefless BBQ using The Unbelievable ALT. Tender Beefless Pieces. It’s THE perfectly simple and downright versatile midweek meal out there.

Recipe Credit: Korean Beefless BBQ created by Madeleine Shaw

  • Preparation time

    30 mins

  • Cooking time

    45 mins

  • Serves


Beefless Korean BBQ



½ onion, roughly chopped
3 tbsp of soy sauce
1 ½ tbsp of sesame oil + 1 tbsp for cooking
1 ½ tbsp of maple syrup
1 ½ tbsp of mirin
½ apple, core removed
1 garlic clove
½ thumb of ginger
Ground black pepper

1x 160g pack of The Unbelievable ALT. Tender Beefless Pieces

Spicy cucumber pickle

1 spring onion
1 cucumber
2 garlic cloves
2 tbsp of soy sauce
1 tbsp of gochugaru chilli flakes
1 tbsp of sesame oil
1 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp of sugar
2 tsp of sesame seeds

Bean sprouts namul

150g of bean sprouts
1 minced garlic clove
1 tbsp of sesame oil
1 tsp of sesame seeds
1 tsp of soy sauce

Serve with:

Cooked rice
1 spring onions, finely chopped
1 carrots, julienned
Sesame seeds


  • 1

    Cook rice according to package instructions.

  • 2

    Boil the beansprouts for 2 minutes and then run under cold water, squeezing out any excess liquid.

  • 3

    Mix the garlic, sesame oil, sesame seeds and soy sauce together in a bowl and toss through the beansprouts and set aside.

  • 4

    Chop the cucumber in half and then chop into ½ cm rounds.

  • 5

    Finely dice the spring onion and mix together the chilli flakes, vinegar garlic, soy, sesame oil, sugar and sesame seeds.

  • 6

    Add the cucumber to the marinade and toss to coat, set aside.

  • 7

    Blend sauce ingredients.

  • 8

    On a non stick pan add 1 tbsp sesame oil followed by The Unbelievable ALT. Tender Beefless Pieces and fry.

  • 9

    Pour the blended sauce onto The Unbelievable ALT. Tender Beefless Pieces and continue to cook for around 5 minutes, until the sauce reduces, and the pieces become glossy and caramelised.

  • 10

    While the The Unbelievable ALT. Tender Beefless Pieces are cooking make the modum namul to go alongside.

  • 11

    Serve the rice, The Unbelievable ALT. Beefless Pieces and pickles altogether garnished with sesame seeds and spring onions.

made using

Tender Beefless Pieces
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