Korean BBQ Beef Short Ribs (Kalbi)

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Jun. 30, 2013

A quick and easy recipe for some great Korean style ribs, grilled on my Weber.


Beef short ribs 3 Pound , cut across the bone
For marinade
Soy sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Rice wine 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
White onion 1/2 Medium , peeled and chopped
Honey 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Fish sauce 2 Tablespoon
Minced ginger 2 Tablespoon
Chili paste 1 Tablespoon (Asian)
Garlic cloves 4 , chopped
Asian pears 2 , peeled, cored and chopped



1. In blender, combine soy sauce, sugar, rice wine, onion, honey, fish sauce, ginger, chilli paste, pear, and garlic. Blend well.

2. Scrape the meat as shown in the video.

3. In an airtight container, place the beef and pour marinade over top. Cover the container and pop in refrigerator for at least 5 hours or overnight.


4. Remove meat from marinade, shake and remove the excess.

5. Place meat over indirect flame on grill and sear on both sides.

6. Transfer it to direct flame and cook until caramelized and done.


7. Serve hot with slaw and rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 830Calories from Fat 557

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.4%

Saturated Fat 26 g130%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2223 mg92.63%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 31 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet