Recipe by KoreanITGal
"This is an authentic Korean beef rib recipe, not the Americanized version. This is super easy and a crowd pleaser. This is for 4 pounds of ribs. I find 2 tablespoons of honey is perfect for a not-so-sweet rib. This gives you the perfect amount of tanginess. However, if you like it sweeter you can add up to 3 tablespoons. "
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Korean-style short ribs (beef chuck flanken, cut 1/3 to 1/2 inch thick across bones)
reduced-sodium soy sauce
ground black pepper
Asian (toasted) sesame oil
1 1/2 tablespoons
Asian plum wine
Yum! Rich and delicious flavour. Now I don't really have the right to rate this recipe as is because I didn't make it as is. How I altered it did work. Sometime I will try it as the original indicates, today just didn't have enough time. Here's what I did: 1/4 cup soy sauce instead of 1/2 cup 1/4 cup white sugar instead of 1/2 cup 11/2 tb red wine instead of Asian plum wine (I didn't have any!) Instead of marinating the beef I browned it in a non-stick frying pan and tossed it into my slow-cooker. I added the marinating ingredients to the hot frying pan and let it come to a boil to collect the drippings from the beef, let's face it, it's yummy even though also naughty! Then with everything in the slow-cooker, turned it on low for 6 hours and it was nice.
This was very rich. I actually liked it better cold the next day. I probably won"t make this again unless somebody requests it.
These were phenomenal! I had never made beef ribs before, so I was a little wary. I doubled the sauce but omitted the sugar. I added a bit more honey to make up for it. The sauce was super tasty! I kept sampling it prior to adding the ribs. I didn't have time to marinade well, so I put it all in my cast iron dutch oven and put it in the oven at 250 for about 2 hours. The meat was falling off the bone, super tender! I wish I had the grill ready, I bet it would have been even yummier to finish it off on a hot grill to carmelize it a bit and burn off a teensy bit of the oil. Definitely a keeper! I never knew I could make Korean ribs! I was sure I was going to regret opening the bottle of plum wine a friend gave me... but no regrets at all!
Fantastic! I made these for a party and everyone went crazy over them. I should have made more. The only change I made was that I only had about 8 hours to marinade them and I added about 1-1/2 Tbsp of red pepper flakes, but this is so tasty I wouldn't miss it if I had left that out. Next time I'll do the whole 24 hours and I'll double the recipe.
Very, very tasty. We all loved this. Nice change from pork ribs. Did not have plum wine but did have plum sauce so substituted that to get the plum flavor. Turned out great! These are often on sale too!
Didn't do the plum sauce b/c I was pretty sure my husband wouldn't like it and didn't know if I would either so I just put in some red wine vinegar. We had one of my daughter's friends over who has a korean grandmother and she said they tasted just like her grandmother's ribs that she makes for her without the plum sauce (b/c she doesn't like it).
I was aprehensive at first with the 2 T of black pepper so I cut the black pepper in half. I didn't use the Korean style ribs, but rather used the American full bone short ribs. I think using the American version doesn't allow for as short cooking time on the grill. Mine came out a bit tough (reason for a 4 star), therefore I placed them in the oven for a couple of hours at low temp approximately 300-325 degrees for 2 hours w/ marinade in a tightly covered casserole dish. They came out NICE. If baking with marinade, definately use half of the black pepper. If grilling you can follow the amount of pepper as recipe states. Will make again following the oven low temp oven method instead. Next time, I will bake at 250 for even better tenderness.
Good, I cooked in oven at 300 for 2 hours, then added sauce and cook for 25 min.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
The Real Deal Korean Beef Ribs
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 239
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