You've probably heard about them. Now's your chance to make them at home.
For the marinade:
1 cup soy sauce
4 garlic cloves
3 tablespoon sesame oil
1/3 cup sugar
4 tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
1 Asian pear, cored and chopped
Handful of cilantro sprigs
For the tacos:
2 pounds skirt steak, sliced super thin
Juice of 1/2 lemon
2 limes, segmented and roughly chopped
2 green onions, sliced on a bias
1/4 cup green tomato, chopped
1 carrot (sliced paper thin with peeler)
Salt and pepper as needed
8 fresh corn tortillas from a local food truck or taco shop
Black and white sesame seeds
In a blender, combine all marinade ingredients and blend until smooth. Combine marinade with steak and let sit for at least 20 minutes.
Heat a grill over high heat and sear steak until caramelized and cooked to desired doneness.
In a cast-iron skillet, warm corn (or flour) tortillas until pliable.
To assemble: Top 2 tortillas with kalbi beef, carrots, onions, and limes. Garnish with black and white sesame seeds.