Korean Fusion:
Beef and Tortilla Wraps

Korean and American Southwest foods, flavors, and techniques complement each other very well. Bulgogi style beef wrapped in a tortilla with cheese and chili peppers makes a delicious fusion meal.

Ingredients

1 pound beef brisket, or thick cut flank steak
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 each small onion
2 teaspoons sesame seed
6 each medium flour or corn tortillas (8 inch diameter)
3 ounces Shredded cheddar and jack cheeses (or your favorite cheese)

Marinade/Stir Fry Sauce
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 ounce ginger
6 each cloves garlic
2 tablespoons medium ground red chili pepper
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 each small green onion
3 tablespoons water

Optional Filling Ingredients
3 hot red or green chili peppers, diced
1 medium tomato, diced
shredded lettuce
slivered garlic

Directions

Preparation

Marinade:
Peel and crush the garlic and ginger (or toss into blender with water).
Fine chop the green onion.
Combine all marinade ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix well.
Let stand at least fifteen minutes for flavor to develop.

Beef:
Cut the beef into strips roughly 1/8 inch thick by 1/2 inch wide by 1 1/2 inches long.
Very lightly salt and pepper the steak, mix well, and let stand fifteen minutes.

Onion:
Peel and rough chop the onion.

Mix:
Place steak, sesame seed, and onion into the marinade and mix well. Add a small amount of water if needed to thin the marinade enough to mix.
Let stand 2 hours.

Cook
Place meat mixture into a heated pan over medium high heat.
Stir fry for three to four minutes until meat is browned.
Remove pan from heat and transfer meat to a bowl or platter.
Heat tortilla and place equal amounts of meat on each.
Top with cheese and any optional ingredients.
Dress with sriracha or chipotle sauce and serve.

Tip:
Partially freezing the beef makes it much easier to slice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: 1 Wrap (about 12 oz)
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 882.58
Calories From Fat (40%) 351.82
Calories From Protein (30%) 266.24
Calories From Carbohydrates (30%) 264.52
Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0
% Daily Value
Total Fat 39.65g 61%
Saturated Fat 15.55g 78%
Monounsaturated Fat 17.94g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.78g
Cholesterol 131.07mg 44%
Sodium 1877.64mg 78%
Potassium 1037.62mg 30%
Total Carbohydrates 65.68g 22%
Fiber 4.27g 17%
Sugar 12.51g
Net Carbohydrates 61.41g
Protein 63.56g 127%
Vitamin A 333.94IU 7%
Vitamin C 9.19mg 15%
Calcium 405.37mg 41%
Iron 10.14mg 56%
Vitamin E 0.62mg 6%
Vitamin D 3.4IU <1%
Thiamin 0.76mg 51%
Riboflavin 0.85mg 50%
Niacin 10.55mg 53%
Vitamin B6 0.94mg 47%
Folate 128.95mcg 32%
Vitamin B12 4.59mcg 77%
Pantothenic Acid 0.42mg 4%
Vitamin K 8.39mcg 10%
Phosphorus 733.18mg 73%
Magnesium 96.2mg 24%
Zinc 12.83mg 86%
Copper 0.54mg 27%
Manganese 0.78mg 39%
Selenium 40.93mcg 58%
Alcohol 0g
Caffeine 0mg
Water 178.9g 0%

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