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Korean BBQ Pork Kimchi Sliders

Korean Pork & Kimchi Sliders.

Where to begin?

To me sliders represent exactly the way I want to eat.  A couple bites of delicious and I’m ready to move on to the next dish.  Small plates, tapas, appetizers to share all suit me just fine.  And for my friends and family, you know if we have a meal together, I’m going to want a bite of whatever you’re having.  Thank you for always sharing.

Korean Pork Buns

Pre-blogging days, when B and I were just adventurous eaters, I tried my hand at Homemade Korean Pork Buns.  It was my first experience with Kimchi and I must say quite an eye opener.  I have since grown to love the punchy, spicy sour taste.  It’s wonderful in soups, rice dishes, omelets and dumplings.  And it’s fantastic piled on top of sweet & spicy Korean pork and served as a slider.

While I’ve yet to attempt making Homemade Kimchi, my friend Nicole with My Love for Cooking has this wonderful recipe for Stuffed Cabbage Kimchi on her blog.  It’s a must make.

Last summer I was flipping through my Bon Appétit magazine and an article caught my attention.  The BA Test Kitchen selected Our 8 Favorite Kimchi Brands from Across America.  Much to my delight one of their Top 8 favorites was made here in Atlanta ~ Simply Seoul.

Shelby's Inman Park Farmers Market

Flash forward a year, Shelby and I are strolling through her neighborhood Farmers Market and happen on the Simply Seoul stall, serving samples.  I should have bought two jars.

Simply Seoul Kimchi

I came through the door with my prize from the market and suggested to B that we give Korean Pork Buns another try.  He one-upped me and said Korean Pork & Kimchi Sliders.  To which I replied, I can make Homemade Slider Buns.  And so I did.

Korean Pork & Kimchi Slider2

And then I piled them high with sweet & spicy, slightly sticky, tender pork.  Topped with a generous spoonful of heavenly kimchi, fresh cilantro, and a good schmear of mayonnaise.  OH my!

Korean Pork & Kimchi Slider6Korean Pork & Kimchi Sliders

Korean Pork & Kimchi Sliders
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
For the marinade...
  • 3 Tbl. soy sauce
  • 3 Tbl. sesame oil
  • 3 Tbl. brown sugar
  • 3 Tbl. apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbl. ketchup
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbl. freshly grated ginger
  • 1 Tbl. sriracha sauce or more to taste
  • 1 lb. pork tenderloin
For the sliders...
Instructions
  1. Combine marinade ingredients in a large zip top bag. Add pork tenderloin and allow to marinade for 4-6 hours in refrigerator. Slice pork into strips and sauté in skillet or wok with a little remaining marinade until cooked through; 15-18 minutes.
  2. To serve, slice slider buns and spread mayonnaise on each side. Pile on pork slices, kimchi, and fresh cilantro. Prepare to be amazed.

 

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