Enjoy Seorae’s Juicy BBQ Pork Skirt this GSS! Great Deals Await!
Seorae’s galmaegisal, otherwise known as their signature pork skirt, is one seriously yummy cut of meat. The galmaegisal is treated with tender, loving care, every step of the way, from preparation to actual execution. The amount of effort placed into perfecting the meat is evident in the final result. The beautiful and luxurious grilled meat tastes just as good as it looks.
Preparing the galmaegisal takes a ton of effort. The thin strip of pork skirt (available in very limited quantity in every pig) is first trimmed from a massive slab of meat, before it is marinated in a special house-made sauce. The meat is also massaged for about 30 minutes, to ensure that it is soft and tender. Seorae sure knows how to handle galmaegisal, considering they are one of the first to introduce pork skirt of such great quality to Singapore.
Here’s some fantastic news: This Great Singapore Sale (3 May 2018 to 31 July 2018), dine at Seorae and receive $20 off your total bill and two $20 Seorae return vouchers with a minimum spend of $68++ on ala carte items. Amazing, isn’t it!
This time, to spice things up a little, we decided to hold our very own “Seorae Royal BBQ Challenge”, in which 2 of our team members competed to see who would be the “Best at Grilling Galmaegisal”. Check out the video below to see who won the challenge!
Slightly charred on the outside, incredibly juicy on the inside, and savoury all around, the galmaegisal had a robust flavour that was truly enjoyable. I recommend eating the meat straight off the grill while it’s still hot, to enjoy the tender and prime cut in all its glory. The galmaegisal comes in 3 flavours – Original, Spicy and Garlic. According to the chef, the proper way to eat it is to savour the original galmaegisal on its own first, before dipping it into the onion sauce. I have to say, the tangy onion sauce goes really well with the rich cut of meat.
We have come up with some tips to grill the delicious galmaegisal that you and your friends are bound to love:
1. Make sure that the charcoal is sufficiently hot. Seorae uses charcoal that has been fired to the right temperature of about 600 deg celsius.
2. Lay out the meats evenly on the grill
3. Using your tongs, pick up the meat and flip it around the grill in a continuous sweeping motion. This allows every square area of meat to be evenly exposed to the heat.
4. Using the scissors provided, cut the galmaegisal in half (do not completely snip the meat into two, just sufficiently to check the insides) to check if the meat is cooked within.
5. Leave the galmaegisal slightly longer on the charcoal grill, for it to adopt a slightly charred exterior that will add tons of flavour to the meat. Take care not to overcook the meat as it can become tough.
6. Dip the galmaegisal into the various sauces provided, and enjoy! Seorae provides 3 types of sauces – Gochujang (dark red), Onion sauce and Ssamjang (bright red, mild spicy).
As Seorae uses a circle grilling technique, diners have to wait a short while for the egg mixture to firm up in a separate grill compartment. While waiting, why not tuck into the 5 cold side dishes available? Cheese lovers may also transfer the mozzarella cheese into one of the grill compartments, and watch the cheese melt into a luscious smooth texture. Continually mix the melted cheese with the tongs till you get a smooth consistency. Then, roll the pieces of galmaegisal in the creamy molten cheese, over and over again, to coat the meat with as much cheese as possible! Needless to say, and I’m sure that you’ve expected it, the combination was divine.
We also tried Seorae’s Woosamgyeob ($22.90), which features strips of sliced US beef short plate marinated in a special Korean pear sauce. The Woosamgyeob was fatty, tender, and a tad sweeter than most sliced beef that I am used to. Dip these pieces of fatty goodness into the sauces available, or wrap them in fresh lettuce for a refreshing crunch. What a total delight to savour!
We also tried the Hameul Pajeon ($17.90), a traditional Korean pancake chock full of seafood bits and spring onions. The Korean pancake had a crispy exterior, with a fluffy, mochi-like interior. While the bits of vegetable and chilli already add a subtle kick of spice to the thick, chewy pancake, you may dip the Korean pancake into the accompanying sauce for an extra punch!
The vibrant and colourful Sundubu Jjiggae ($14.90/small, $18.90/large) is served in a traditional Korean ddukbaegi (hot pot), and is packed to the brim with a variety of ingredients which include silky tofu, minced meat, enoki mushroom and an egg yolk. This hearty stew will warm you to the bones, and I reckon that it will be especially delightful on a cold rainy day.
Seorae at JEM and Plaza Singapura has a weekday set lunch (from just $10.90++). Diners can choose from the Kkochi Set, Kimchi Jjigae, Seoul Bulgogi and Jajangmyeon. The set comes with free drinks and side dishes too!
By this time, we were already stuffed but we couldn’t resist the Japchae ($14.90), also known as sweet potato noodles. The japchae was bouncy, QQ and chewy, which made it quite satisfying. Stir fried with lots of meats and vegetables, the japchae is a great accompaniment to the grilled meats.
Finally, we dug into Seorae’s Dolsot Bibimbap. The Dolsot Bibimbap comprises lettuce, seaweed, spinach, bean sprouts, a runny fried egg, and a lovely bibimbap sauce. I loved that the bibimbap sauce was not too sweet. There’s no better way to end our meal than with an authentic dish that is both filling and tasty.
What a feast! Speaking of feasts, Seorae’s tagline is “Feast like royalty. Feast at Seorae.” With an impressive plethora of a la carte dish and Korean charcoal bbq sets, you will never leave Seorae hungry.
This Great Singapore Sale (3 May 2018 to 31 July 2018), dine at Seorae and receive $20 off your total bill and two $20 Seorae return voucher with a minimum spend of $68++ on ala carte items.
On top of that, Seorae will be having a Facebook GIVEAWAY CONTEST! Seorae has generously offered to giveaway 4 x $100 Seorae vouchers this Great Singapore Sale! All you have to do is “Like” Seorae’s Facebook Page and “Share” the Seorae video on Miss Tam Chiak’s Facebook Page. Don’t forget to hashtag #Seorae and #Seoraesg too!
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