Korean Mexican fusion comes together in this easy taco with ssamjang sour cream sauce.

Korean Mexican Taco Fusion

  • Author: Tina


A Korean inspired taco.


1 pear, seeded and roughly chopped
1/2 onion, roughly chopped
5 cloves garlic
1 Tbs minced ginger
1/4 cup light soy sauce
2 Tbs sugar
3 Tbs toasted sesame oil, divided
1.5 lbs beef chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
1/4 cup doenjang (fermented soy bean paste)
1 Tbs gochujang
2 scallions, sliced thin
1 Tbs honey or rice syrup
1 tsp toasted sesame seeds
1/2 cup sour cream
12 fresh flour tortillas (you can find them in the refrigerated section), cook according to package directions.
1 head of Romaine lettuce


For the marinade place first seven ingredients in a food processor and process until a smooth marinade if formed.
Place beef in marinade and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
Drain marinade from beef and stir fry beef in a hot skillet or cook under a broiler until cooked through.
For the sauce, place next six ingredients in a bowl and stir together.
Assemble tacos with the cooked meat, lettuce and sauce.