Pineapple Dak Bulgogi Tacos (Korean Spicy Pineapple BBQ Chicken Tacos)

Pineapple Dak Bulgogi Tacos (Korean Spicy Pineapple BBQ Chicken Tacos)

If you guessed that the first thing that I would use my new pineapple dak bulgogi in was tacos then you were right! The thing that started me down this road of Korean/Mexican fusion food was hearing about the Kogi taco trucks in California that serve up fusion food with the most famous being their tacos. Not being able to wait for the chance that I might visit California to sample the Kogi tacos I decided to try to recreate them myself and I enjoyed the results so much that I have been experimenting with Korean/Mexican fusion flavours since. With my new pineapple dak bulgogi in hand I could not resist trying it out in some tacos along with some spicy Korean style salsa roja, some fresh onion and cilantro relish and some tasty shredded romaine lettuce in a Korean sesame vinaigrette that are described as being used in the Kogi tacos. The pineapple version of the tacos were even better that the original with the sweet, tangy and juicy pineapple melding perfectly with the spicy Korean and Mexican flavours! Once again I am very pleased with how well adding fruit to a savoury dish can work!

Pineapple Dak Bulgogi Tacos (Korean Spicy Pineapple BBQ Chicken Tacos)

(makes 4 servings)
Printable Recipe

Ingredients:
12 small tortillas
1 batch pineapple dak bulgogi (Korean BBQ chicken)
1 cup Korean style salsa roja
1 cup onion and cilantro relish
2 cups shredded lettuce in a Korean sesame vinaigrette
6 tablespoons sesame seeds (toasted and crushed)

Directions:
1. Assemble tacos as you like and enjoy.

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Pineapple Dak Bulgogi Quesadillas (Korean Spicy Pineapple BBQ Chicken Quesadillas)

19 comments:

Anh said...

kevin, we share the love for anything Korean yes? I love this! Will have to try it soon.

Belinda @zomppa said...

YUM! There is a new Korean taco truck here in Durham, NC - so excited. Thanks for the recipe!

Elin said...

Kevin, mouth-watering korean taco. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Great pictures too ! :)

Sook said...

Pineapple in a spicy Korean dish! That sounds pretty good, actually!

Monica said...

So I recently went crazy at the Korean supermarket - Kimchi, chili paste, the works. Now I'm kind of stumped as to what to do with it. I never really seem to be in "the mood" for Korean, but I always love Mexican. I think I need to try this fusion approach, perhaps starting with the salsa roja.

Jenn said...

Awesome!!! I still need to try making the original bulgogi first. Tacos do sound good for a late night snack right now.

Pete said...

Bulgogi with tacos....good idea, looks delicious!

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Asia and South America united in one superb dish. Terrific!

Cheers,

Rosa

jose manuel said...

Que ricos tacos. Un saludo

Joanne said...

Haha I totally knew it! I'm betting on a quesadilla and/or a grilled cheese and/or an omelet next.

The Student said...

I think Joanne said it best. We were all expecting a quesadilla/grilled cheese/omelet. Which I think would be better if you listed those recipe ideas with the initial recipe instead of a full separate post dedicated to it. Slightly monotonous?

Ana Powell said...

Already bought the gochujang sauce.
I am really looking forward to cook all these delicious recipes.
Thanks for your awesome recipes x

Michelle said...

AHHH these look delicious!

The Short (dis)Order Cook said...

Whoa. That's quite a fusion. I thought I was being creative when I put mint in my pork tacos!

whisk-kid said...

These sound really tasty. The photo is mouthwatering, too!

Rabbittrick said...

I'd travel to California just to try those famous Kogi korean tacos! I've read the chef's story and it's quite inspirational. He sounds like a cool dude.

Thanks for the recipe; it's a helpful taste with me being halfways across the world!

We Are Not Martha said...

Wow, these look like an incredible innovation on tacos... YUM!!

Sues

meeso said...

Those are some awesome tacos! They look so filling!

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