There are a lot of Asian recipes that use ground beef and if you’re looking for a drool-worthy meal with an Asian twist, hop on!
The best part about ground beef is its versatility and it has endless possibilities.
Mold a patty with it and enjoy some mouth-watering hamburgers, turn the meat into meatballs then fry!
Or how about using it as a topping to incorporate that extra meaty flavor to your favorite dishes?
Asian cuisine showcases savory and must-try ground beef dishes and our epic compilation is something you shouldn’t miss out on!
Ground Beef Stir Fry With Ginger And Garlic Sauce, Tortang Giniling Filipino Beef Omelette, and Wonton Taquitos just might be your new favorite!
Some of these recipes are budget-friendly and quick to make.
While others won’t take up a lot of time to prepare and most importantly—they will sure to leave you feeling fully satiated!
Without further ado, here are 30 Asian Ground Beef Recipes to get you cooking.
This list will give you a recipe for every occasion and situation.
WATCH OUT! #23 on the list might even become your next favorite snack!
Let’s get cooking!
1. Korean Ground Beef And Rice Bowls
Craving for something simple but filling and wholesome? This one’s for you!
A hearty bowl of rice topped with ground beef, marinated with a Korean blend.
White rice and ground beef is an exquisite match.
If you haven’t tried this combo, give this recipe a try and you won’t regret it!
Fresh noodles and pan-fried ground beef combined to make an authentic bowl of beef noodles.
Each slurp of noodles will leave you wanting more!
If you want to make it spicy, you can add some chili garlic oil.
Ground beef and green beans pack a punch of flavor!
They’re truly a perfect pair.
This recipe is composed of basic ingredients and only takes 20 minutes to make!
So when you are short of time but want to make something worthwhile, try this out.
Life is fun when you can make meatballs!
Ask your kids and they’ll agree.
But this one can be enjoyed by all ages.
Each bite is fun and is delightful to the taste buds.
For an extra kick, you can add some hot sauce.
Looking for a weeknight comfort food?
This recipe is promising!
A savory combination of ground beef and stir-fried veggies coated with garlic ginger sauce that is sweet but mellow and full of flavor!
Try it and you won’t regret it!
Sometimes you just wanna grab some lettuce and wrap some ground beef with it then munch!
Not only is it tasty, but it’s also fun to eat!
Ground beef combined with ginger, garlic, and onion for that savory flavor mixed with cabbage and carrots!
This dish tastes even better when served with stir fry sauce.
Feeling fancier than usual?
Have a bite of this restaurant dish that you can make in the comforts of your own home.
This premium dish takes only 20 minutes to make and is easy to cook!
To add more heat, you may add sriracha but for a strong fiery experience, chili garlic oil is the way to go!
This bowl of goodness might just be your next favorite!
Ground beef, rice, and eggs all in one bowl to bring that powerful umami in every bite.
Perfect for that afternoon family gathering!
You can top it off with some chives or even add chili garlic oil for that extra spice!
This dish is just so good!
Crispy and succulent! Just what a perfect chili beef should be.
Brimming with umami, this beef mince contains a lot of savory fullness due to the browning of the beef along with the ginger, garlic, and sesame soy sauce.
Tasty, authentic, and definitely satiating!
The rich flavor of ground beef resonates through every bite.
Perfect for parties, celebrations, or even as a snack!
You could never go wrong with ground beef and potatoes.
A hearty and flavorful dish that will certainly warm and fill you up.
Moreover, it’s so quick to cook and doesn’t require a lot of ingredients.
So the next time you’re craving some potatoes, make this dish!
An awesome twist to tacos, Korean Ground Beef Tacos.
You definitely have to try this one!
Crunchy, Creamy, and Tangy!
The crispy taco shell has ground beef inside mixed with a light cilantro-lime slaw.
Tacos are topped with honey and sriracha crema which makes them so flavorful, mildly sweet, and creamy!
If you’re holding a fun party, consider this dish!
This Cheeseburger Kimbap is simply amazing!
The flavors of a cheeseburger compressed into the small build of a kimbap, are cheesy, meaty, and savory!
This rice dish packs a flavorful bite every time.
Perfect as a packed lunch for those long road trips.
Spaghetti is the ultimate comfort food, even better with ground beef meat sauce.
This dish will certainly satisfy your spaghetti cravings.
A wholesome and hearty dish that definitely deserves a spot in your top recipes!
In Korea, Bulgogi is a dish that’s made by grilling slices of marinated beef.
Here’s an easy-to-make version using ground beef!
If you’re tired from work and just want to make something that’s quick to make but would still satisfy your cravings, then you can try this.
The combination of garlic, sesame oil, and other spices gives the beef a sweet, savory, taste.
A dish as tasty as this only takes a few ingredients and is easy to cook!
You can try and pair this with some white rice for that yummy meal.
17. Soboro Donburi
When the stomach growls out of hunger, it may want a delicious Soboro Donburi.
Soboro is the main star of this dish.
Its minced meat simmered in a combination of soy sauce, dashi, and sake giving the meat a delectable taste.
The meat is complemented by white rice, peas, and fresh ginger resulting in a more refreshing, balanced flavor.
Ginger balances out the richness of the Soboro.
If you’re opting for a rice bowl, get this one!
Once you start scooping, you can’t stop taking bites!
Saucy and juicy ground beef poured over piping hot rice with a little bit of spice.
The combination of soy sauce, brown sugar, and hoisin give this dish a flavorful and sweet touch.
So if you ever think of eating white rice, you should most definitely pair it with this dish!
If you want a taste of Korea but you’re not up to ordering or spending a lot, then take a look at this recipe.
This beef dish contains a lot of flavors!
From salty, tangy, spicy, to sweet, and savory!
You can even cook this up with your usual pantry ingredients.
It’s just so efficient!
Noodles topped with ground beef—what could go wrong?
The sweet soy glaze given to the beef accentuates the entire dish.
Its sweet and salty aroma will surely fill your home while cooking!
You’ll have to try this no matter what!
Looking to enhance your usual packed ramen experience? Take a look at this!
Noodles, caramelized beef, and a sweet, savory sauce all in one pot!
The beef is cooked with the sauce so that it makes the meat juicier and even tastier.
Instant noodles, comfort food that’s now combined with that delectable meat.
This dish can even be modified to your liking, adding spices and toppings.
You will definitely like this ground beef mixed with mushrooms!
Tasty ground beef stirred with some mushrooms and onion added with an Asian sauce.
This instant ramen recipe is fun and delightful!
An entire meal that only takes 30 minutes to make.
This dish has all the makings of a family blockbuster—meat, vegetables, and potatoes.
If you’re tired of the usual stew flavor and craving something with a kick, this should be your go-to meal!
The breakfast meal you never knew you’d love!
The flavors of egg and beef mingle together to create a full flavor of a savory and filling dish.
27. Spicy Beef Bao
Steamed buns with a beef filling inside, it couldn’t be as simple as that, right?
Every bite is fresh, warm, and tasty.
The beef is mixed with spices and sauces for that luscious flavor.
This meal can even be packed and eaten while walking, very good when you’re planning for a road trip.
28. Beef Congee
A staple Asian comfort food is commonly eaten in cold weather.
Beef Congee is a simple and straightforward dish.
The flavors are blended just right.
It is balanced and light while still fulfilling.
This dish is perfect for a cold movie night.
Best served with fish sauce, soy sauce, and chili garlic oil.
29. Wonton Taquitos
If you’re going to hold a fun party, then you might want this awesome finger food!
Ground beef filling wrapped in a wonton wrapper. A crisp and tasty side dish!
Cheesy and filling, you can even eat this on its own!
Dumplings are a classic Asian dish that is loved by everyone!
Dumpling wrappers filled with ground beef and scallions that are lightly pan-fried for that delightful crust.
The dish itself is savory and tasty but it gets better with a tangy sauce!
Share these with your family and they’ll definitely want more.
The bottom line
Ground beef is more than just toppings for tacos and garnishes for dishes!
It’s time to realize the potential of this savory ingredient.
You know there’s also ground pork and ground chicken.
But the flavor of ground beef shouldn’t be underestimated as well!
Say hello to a new horizon of flavors!
From ramen, noodles, rice bowls, dumplings, finger food, even meatballs!
There’s simply no end to the dishes that you can make with ground beef.
So when you ask your butcher for some ground beef, you can now enjoy cooking with the recipes on this list!
Easy Asian Ground Beef Keema
Here's a South Asian-inspired recipe that features ground beef, potatoes, tomatoes, and lots of savory spices.
- 1 T of butter or margarine
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1/2 clove garlic
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1/4 t ground cinnamon
- 1/4 t ground ginger
- 1/4 t ground black pepper
- 1/2 t cayenne pepper
- 1/2 t ground turmeric
- 2 t salt
- 2 T curry powder
- 1 large, ripe tomato, chopped
- 1 large potato, peeled and diced
- Melt butter in your skillet over high heat.
- Saute garlic and onions for about 5 minutes, until translucent.
- Mix curry powder, turmeric, salt, black pepper, ginger, cayenne, and cinnamon in a separate bowl. Set aside.
- Stir ground beef into the sauteed garlic and onions.
- Break beef into small crumbles and cook for up to 7 minutes or until browned.
- Add curry mixture to the mix and stir.
- Dice or chop the potato and tomato and add into the ground beef mixture.
- Reduce heat to medium then cover the skillet.
- Cook for about 20 minutes or until tender, when a piece of potato is pierced with a fork.
- Serve hot.