Grilla Grills Korean Style BBQ Sauce

This Korean style BBQ sauce does not have a food that it is not friends with. This sauce works extremely well with most proteins, stir-fry, fried rice, and dumplings; just to name a few. Everyone should have some of this in their frig!


  • 3 cups reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 3 cups light brown sugar
  • 11/4 cups water, divided
  • 1 cup sake
  • 1/2 cup chili paste
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 20 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup grated fresh ginger
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 ripe pear, grated
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoon corn starch


1.) Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan, except for half of the water and the corn starch, and bring to a gentle boil; stirring frequently.

2.) Once the sauce come to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes.

3.) While the sauce simmers, mix the remaining water and cornstarch together in a small bowl to form a paste.

4.) Once the sauce has finished simmering, slowly stir in the corn starch paste, until fully incorporated and the sauce thickens.

5.) Remove the finished sauce from the heat and let stand until room temperature. Once the sauce has cooled, it can be used right away and/or stored in the frig for up to one month.

Grilla Grills
558 E. 64th Street
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616-392-7410