Korean Steak Kabobs

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 6 hours 30 min
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 hours
  • Yield: 12-14 1x

This easy Korean Steak Kabobs recipe will turn any family dinner into a party! Any time dinner involves kabobs it usually feels like a party to me!



  • 2 lb. flank steak
  • 4 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup Not Your Father’s Root Beer (you can swap out regular root beer too)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 2 teaspoons Wondra® flour
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • extra sesame seeds and chopped parsley for garnish


  1. Place the flank steak in a baking dish.
  2. Mix the garlic, soy sauce, root beer, brown sugar, sesame oil and salt and pepper together for the marinade. Pour over the steak in a dish and then lay the bacon on top.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  4. Slice the steak into quarter inch thick slices and thread each slice onto a skewer.
  5. Grill on medium-high heat for 2 minutes per side and remove to a plate.
  6. While the kabobs are grilling, pour the marinade into a sauce pan (discarding the bacon) bring to a boil and add in 2 teaspoons of Wondra® flour. Bring back to a boil and let reduce for 15 minutes.
  7. Pour the reduced marinade over the kabobs, garnish with sesame seeds and chopped parsley and serve.

Recipe Notes

If you can’t find Not Your Father’s Root Beer you can substitute regular root beer instead.

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: Korean

Keywords: kabob recipes, beef kabobs, how to make kabobs, shish kabob