How to Make Authentic Galbi: Wang Galbi, the King of Galbi and its Royal Cousin, DdukGalbi, Korean BBQ

You've probably tried some form of galbi before. Maybe you've even cooked it before. But, this recipe might take your galbi to the next level. In this video, we will show you how to make Wang-Galbi, authentic Korean galbi that people in Korea enjoy. And we will make Dduk-Galbi, which is another traditional variation of galbi originated from Korean royal cuisine. Don't miss out!


For wang galbi
Beef short ribs 793 Gram (1 lb 12 oz, King cut)
Korean pear/Asian pear 1/2 , peeled, grounded
Korean rice wine 2 Tablespoon
Pine nuts/Sesame seed 1 Ounce , ground (Optional)
Marinade for wang galbi
Soy sauce 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Sugar 3 Tablespoon
Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
Onion 1/2 Medium , peeled, ground
Chopped green onion 2 Tablespoon
Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
Ground sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
Black pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
For dduk galbi
Beef short rib 600 Gram
Flour 2 Tablespoon
Marinade for dduk galbi
Soy sauce 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Sugar 2 Tablespoon
Minced garlic 2 Tablespoon
Minced onion 2 Tablespoon
Chopped green onion 4 Tablespoon
Black pepper 1 Pinch
Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon
Korean pear/Asian pear 2 Tablespoon , mince
Korean rice wine 1 1/2 Teaspoon


For Wang Galbi


1. Soak ribs in cold water for 60 minutes to remove blood.

2. Cut ribs into thin strips and score on both sides as shown in the video.

3. In a bowl, combine grounded pear with Korean rice wine. Rub it on both sides of meat and place in refrigerator for 15-30 minutes.

For Marinade:

4. In a bowl, combine soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, onion, green onion, minced garlic, sesame seed, and black pepper.

5. Rub the marinade on both sides of meat, massage well and keep in fridge for at least 3 hours.

6. Preheat grill.


7. Place meat on grill and cook for about 5-10 minutes, basting with the remaining marinade for extra flavor.


8. Sprinkle ground pine nuts on top and serve hot.

For Dduk Galbi:


1. Remove meat from bones. Cut excess fat, chop it finely and set aside. You may also grind it, if desired.

For Marinade:

2. In a bowl combine, soy sauce, sugar, garlic, onion, sesame oil, green onion, black pepper, sesame seed, Korean pear, and rice wine.

3. Mix the marinade into the meat and massage for a few minutes.

4. Make roughly shaped rectangular patties. Lightly coat the bones with flour and place patties back into the bones covering all sides or you can simply cook as patties.

5. Place patties on a plate, cover and pop in refrigerator for about 3 hours.

6. Preheat grill.


7. Place patties on grill and cook on both side until done and nicely browned.


8. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 674Calories from Fat 498

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.2%

Saturated Fat 22 g110%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 558 mg23.25%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 22 g44%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet