Korean BBQ Steak Tips

Super tender and umami, these steak tips will work well with rice, or maybe some homemade japchae. Yum.

Korean BBQ Steak Tips

5 from 2 votes
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Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Meal Prep
Cuisine: Asain
Protein: Beef
Cut: Steak Tips
Prep Time: 1 day 10 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 1 day 17 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Premium Steak Tips
  • ½ c maple syrup
  • 1 c tamari
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp mirin
  • 4 cloves garlic grated
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1 tsp sambal chili paste


  • Combine all ingredients excluding steak tips in a saucepan, and simmer for 8 minutes, stirring occasionly. Remove from heat and bring to room temperature.
  • Reserve ½ c of BBQ sauce. Pour the rest in a resealable, leak-proof bag with steak tips, and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Bring steak tips to room temperature. Pat steak tips dry with paper towels, and discard all excess marinade.
  • Preheat large, cast-iron skillet or oven save skillet, and add 1 Tbsp avocado oil. Once oil is hot, sear steak tips on both sides for 1 minute per side.
  • Place skillet in oven to finish steak tips. Roast for 3-5 minutes, or until meat thermometer reads 125°F when inserted into the thickest part.
  • Serve with your favorite stir-fried vegetables and the reserved BBQ sauce.
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Emilie Abijanac

Emilie Abijanac is a chef and Manager of the ButcherBox Test Kitchen. She is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute with over 20 years of catering experience in Boston. Emilie was the sous chef for East Meets West Catering and has worked with Kate’s Table and La Fête.