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