Korean BBQ Galbi

Korean BBQ Galbi

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Pete Chang 1

"Best Korean BBQ. Traditionally galbi is cooked over wood charcoal but can be cooked by grill, oven, or using a non-stick frying pan. Instead of Asian pears, you can use rice wine or kiwis. You can also add green onions, sesame seeds or fresh ginger. "
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9 h 40 m servings 1092 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1092 kcal
  • 55%
  • Fat:
  • 78.6 g
  • 121%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.5g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 39.1 g
  • 78%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 155 mg
  • 52%
  • Sodium:
  • 2501 mg
  • 100%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Place the ribs in a large stockpot and cover with cold water. Soak ribs, refrigerated, for 1 hour to pull out any blood. Drain.
  2. Combine garlic, onion, and Asian pear in a blender and puree. Pour into a large bowl and stir in the soy sauce, brown sugar, honey, sesame oil, and black pepper. Marinate ribs in the soy mixture, covered, overnight.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  4. Grill ribs until the meat is tender and the outside is crusty, 5 to 10 minutes per side.


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Forgot to mention after you combine the garlic, onion, pear, soy sauce, sugar, honey, & sesame seed oil, taste the sauce. if you want it sweeter you can add more sugar/honey/cola also instead o...

I have made this a couple times and it's super yummy! Made it exactly like the recipe states and it drew 2 of my neighbors over to find out what I had on the grill that smelled so good! I alwa...

Excellent barbeque marinade recipe. My family and friends love it when we put this on the grill. Finger licking good.

this was a home run, i am from Hawaii and this was just like eating at the local drive in, i made the usual Hawaiian sides, rice and macaroni salad. ONO.

This is one of my favorite dishes from Korea. Just to clarify from the earlier review, Ssamchang is a spicy bean paste and Gojujang is also a paste made from finely crushed red peppers. Served w...

In Korea, Galbi is served in lettuce leaves with Ssamchang and sometimes Gojujang - these are spicy condiments and quite tasty. You can probably get them in an Asian grocery store.

I'm Korean and this is the best galbi recipe... as is. No need to change anything. I wonder if honey is the secret ingredient that gives it the sweet glaze like coating that you can't get with ...

This made a delicious dinner for us. I did have to change a few things (sorry review purists!) because of personal preferences. I had bonesless short ribs, but this was the recipe I wanted to ...

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