Quick Korean Beef and Broccoli Rice Bowl

star rating icon star rating icon star rating icon star rating icon star rating icon
Average Rating: 4.5 | Rated By: 9 users

For an easy weeknight meal try this quick Korean Beef and Broccoli Rice Bowl. This is a super easy dinner recipe packed with flavour, healthy broccoli and makes a nice change to simple burgers. For keto and paleo diet serve with cauliflower rice.


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 lb. small broccoli florets (4 cups)
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 hot chili pepper, seeds removed and thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1/4 cup GF Tamari sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Coconut sugar or your preferred sweetener
  • 1 Tbsp. Arrowroot starch you can also use tapioca or corn starch
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh minced ginger or 1 tsp. GF ground ginger
  • 2 tsp. Toasted sesame oil or regular sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. GF fish sauce if you don’t have fish sauce add salt if needed
  • 1/2 tsp. GF ground black pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • Sesame seeds for garnish (optional)
  • 3 cups cooked gluten-free rice (if you are following keto or paleo diet use cauliflower rice)
  • *As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. Please check out my sponsorship and disclosure policy page for more details


  • In a large skillet cook the beef with garlic over medium-high heat and breaking it up into small pieces until no longer pink, about 10 min
  • Stir in broccoli, bell pepper, and chili pepper and cook until peppers are softened about 2 minutes. Stirring frequently
  • In a small bowl mix tamari sauce, coconut sugar, arrowroot starch, ginger, sesame oil, fish sauce, black pepper and 1 cup of water. Pour over the beef mixture and simmer for 2 minutes until the sauce thickens, stirring frequently .
  • Serve over rice and top with sesame seeds
  • Leave a Comment

    No comments yet.

    Add a Rating

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Similar Recipes

    30-Minute Healthy Chili Con Carne

    30-Minute Healthy Chili Con Carne

    After a busy day, sometimes cooking a healthy meal for your family may become a challenge. In this dish, the delicious chili flavours throughout combined with lean beef and veggies make this casual dinner a winner. The only thing simple about this chili is that it takes 30 minutes of cooking time. I have doubled […] Read More

    Prep Time icon Prep Time 10 Minutes
    Difficulty icon Difficulty Beginner
    Cook Time icon Cook Time 30 Minutes
    Serves icon Serves 8
    Easy Gluten Free Beef Stroganoff Recipe

    Easy Gluten Free Beef Stroganoff Recipe

    For an easy dinner idea, try this fat-reduced beef stroganoff recipe. The beef is cooked in a delicious creamy sauce with portobello and button mushrooms, thyme and mustard seed. To serve, pour stroganoff over gluten free pasta or rice.   Read More

    Prep Time icon Prep Time 15 Minutes
    Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
    Cook Time icon Cook Time 50 Minutes
    Serves icon Serves 4