Korean Fusion:

This is a Korean version of the popular Japanese Tonkatsu.
This dish features a very thin cut of pork that is seasoned and breaded, then fried until crisp. Can be served on a bed of seasoned cabbage if desired, with rice and kimchi (or any side dish). The dish is usually accompanied by a plum sauce.


2 pounds beef short ribs (English cut)
6 Burger Buns/Sandwich Rolls
3 red chili peppers
3 green chili peppers

1/4 cup natural brewed soy sauce
1 tablespoon roasted sesame oil
2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons rice wine
1 slice onion (about 1/8 inch thick or 1/2 ounce)
2 tablespoons plum extract
4 cloves garlic

Topping Suggestions
onion slice
tomato slice
red or green leaf lettuce
sliced cucumber
par boiled bean sprouts
perilla leaves
crown daisy leaves
leaf spinach


Have your butcher or meat counter grind the rib meat for you OR
Remove the rib meat from the bone(s) and rinse well in cold water.
Grind the meat.

Remove the stems from then mince the chili peppers.

Place all marinade ingredients in a blender and liquefy.

Mix the marinade and the minced peppers with the ground meat and let stand at least 1/2 hour.

Form into 6 equal sized patties.

Grill or fry to your preferred "Done".

Place cheese on top the patties just before removing from heat.

Place on bun or roll and top with your choice of toppings.

Eat and enjoy.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 sandwich
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Amount Per Serving

Calories 433.83

Calories From Fat (36%) 156.58

Calories From Protein (34%) 149.63

Calories From Carbohydrates (29%) 127.62

Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 17.44g 27%

Saturated Fat 7.03g 35%

Monounsaturated Fat 7.11g

Polyunsaturated Fat 1.51g

Trans Fatty Acids 0g

Cholesterol 89.21mg 30%

Sodium 1086.53mg 45%

Potassium 805.75mg 23%

Total Carbohydrates 32.18g 11%

Fiber 1.46g 6%

Sugar 11.1g

Sugar Alcohols 0g

Net Carbohydrates 30.72g

Protein 36g 72%

Vitamin A 214.43IU 4%

Vitamin C 40.07mg 67%

Calcium 85.29mg 9%

Iron 5.37mg 30%

Vitamin E 0.34mg 3%

Vitamin D 0IU

Thiamin 0.4mg 27%

Riboflavin 0.43mg 25%

Niacin 7.96mg 40%

Vitamin B6 0.85mg 43%

Folate 70.36mcg 18%

Vitamin B12 5.21mcg 87%

Pantothenic Acid 0.76mg 8%

Vitamin K 4.59mcg 6%

Phosphorus 355.27mg 36%

Magnesium 58.78mg 15%

Zinc 7.79mg 52%

Copper 0.33mg 17%

Manganese 0.4mg 20%

Selenium 30.84mcg 44%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 212.85g 0%

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