Recipe by Pete Chang
"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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beef short ribs, cut flanken style
onion, coarsely chopped
Asian pear, cored and cubed
soy sauce (such as Kikkoman®)
black pepper to taste
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 of honey you can also used cola.
pear is used as a meat tenderizer so you can substitute w/ kiwi or rice wine too!
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 always make extra so that we can have it again for lunch the next day.
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 with steamed white rice, this is a great meal.
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.
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 use. I only used one cup of sweeteners (about 7/8 cup of brown sugar and a tablespoon or so of honey), and went short on the sesame oil. I only marinated this for 8 hours, and the taste was very delicious. I loved how they grill because you get crunchy parts on the edges and the insides were perfectly medium rare and perfect. I served this over sticky rice, a perfect complement to the meat! I have more to BBQ waiting for us, and I can't wait! Thanks for this recipe!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Korean BBQ Galbi
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 707
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