Korean Spicy Pork with Pajeori (Green Onion Salad)

August 13, 2018 / By Foodland

Korean Spicy Pork with Pajeori (Green Onion Salad)

This recipe for Korean Spicy Pork will have your family lining up for seconds! The perfect balance of sweet and spicy, served with Pajeori (Green Onion Salad) for a delicious pairing.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Pork
Servings 6 Servings


  • Spicy Pork
  • 1.5 pounds Pork Loin(cut into 1/4 in. slices)
  • 0.25 cup canola oil
  • Marinade
  • 0.25 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 0.5 cup gochu jang(Korean chili paste)
  • 3 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes(add more to taste)
  • 0.5 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 3 green onions(cut into 2 in. pieces)
  • 0.5 yellow onion(cut into 1/4 in. thick pieces)
  • Green Onion Salad
  • 1 cup green onions(finely sliced)
  • Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 0.5 teaspoon Korean Chili Flakes
  • 2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
  • Optional
  • 1 teaspoon white sesame seeds, toasted
  • 0.5 cup kim chee cucumbers


  1. Stir together the vinegar, soy sauce, gochu jang, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, black pepper, sugar, green onions, and yellow onion in a large bowl.
  2. Mix in the pork slices, mixing well until completely coated.
  3. Place into a Ziploc plastic bag, squeeze out any excess air, seal, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 3 hours or overnight.
  4. While pork is marinating make the salad dressing.  Stir together soy sauce, water, sugar, sesame oil, chili flakes, rice vinegar and garlic.  Set aside. 
  5. Heat the canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Cook pork slices in batches until no longer pink in the center, and lightly browned on the outside.
  7. When all the pork is done cooking. Quickly mix the green onions and salad dressing together.
  8. Serve spicy pork with the green onion salad, kim chee cucumbers on the side and garnish with toasted sesame seeds.
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