Gochujang Marinated and Grilled Wagyu Steak with Pickled Red Onions

November  3, 2020
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  • Prep time 45 minutes
  • Cook time 11 minutes
  • Serves 2
Author Notes

This Gochujang (Korean red chili paste) marinated Fullblood Wagyu steak is delicious, juicy, and spicy! Grilled, sliced, and served with warm tortillas and pickled onions, the steak is flavorful and easy to make! Try this recipe next time you're craving steak! —Double8Cattle

What You'll Need
  • 1 Double 8 Cattle Company Fullblood Wagyu Sirloin Tip Steak
  • 1 PACKAGE Corn or Flour Tortillas (warmed)
  • 1/3 cup Gochujang (Korean Red Chili Paste)
  • 1/3 cup Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Grapeseed Oil
  • 3 Garlic Cloves (smashed)
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt
  • 1 Large Red Onion (julienned)
  • 2 cups White Vinegar
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Kosher Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Black Peppercorns
  • 4 Garlic Cloves (smashed)
  1. Tools - Casserole Dish, Small Saucepan, Gas Grill
  2. FIRST STEP Take the Fullblood Wagyu sirloin tip steak out of the freezer, and place it in the refrigerator 24 hours before starting this recipe.
  3. PREPARING THE MARINADE In a small bowl, mix the Gochujang red chili paste, rice wine vinegar, grapeseed oil, sugar, kosher salt, and smashed garlic. This is your marinade. Place the Fullblood Wagyu sirloin tip steak in a casserole dish or Ziploc bag. Pour the marinade over the steak, and massage it in. Place the steak in the refrigerator, and let it marinate for 12 hours. Turn the steak occasionally while it’s marinating.
  4. PREPARING THE PICKLED RED ONIONS Heat the white vinegar, water, sugar, and kosher salt in a small saucepan over medium heat for 5 minutes. This is your pickling solution. Place the julienned onions, smashed garlic, and black peppercorns in a bowl. Pour the pickling solution over the top. Cover, and place in the refrigerator for 2-24 hours. Note: Pickled onions will last for 2 weeks when covered and stored in the refrigerator.
  5. PREPARING THE FULLBLOOD WAGYU SIRLOIN TIP STEAK After the Fullblood Wagyu sirloin tip steak has marinated for 12 hours, pull it from the refrigerator. Prior to grilling, allow the steak to sit at room temperature for 1 hour. Heat your gas grill on high heat for 10 minutes. Place the steak on the grill, and grill the steak for 3 minutes per side for medium-rare doneness.
  6. FINAL STEPS Once grilled, let the steak rest for 10 minutes before slicing it against the grain. Serve the thin slices of Fullblood Wagyu steak with warmed corn or flour tortillas and pickled red onions. Enjoy!

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1 Review

NXL January 11, 2021
The steak flavor was very good. The texture And acid of the pickled onion was welcome, but the amount of pickling liquid was excessive. I cut it by half, as well as the other pickling ingredients.