Kalbi Marinated Beef Kabobs in the Pit Barrel

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Mar. 04, 2014

Kalbi marinated beef kabobs in the Pit Barrel cooker. I must say that this is my all time favorite marinade to use. You have to try this.


Soy sauce 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Maple syrup 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Granulated sugar 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Yellow onion 1 , peeled, quartered
Scallions 4 , coarsely chopped
Peeled garlic cloves 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (about 13 cloves)
Kiwi fruit 1 Small , peeled, cut into chunks
Asian pear 1/2 , peeled, cored, cut into chunks
Sprite/7 up
Fresh squeezed orange juice 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Asian sesame oil 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Mirin 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Toasted sesame seed 4 Tablespoon
Fresh ground black pepper 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Other ingredients
Cubed beef 2 Pound
Mixed cut vegetables 1 Pound (bell pepper and onion)



For Marinade:

1. In blender, add soy sauce, maple syrup, sugar, onion, scallions, garlic, kiwi, pear, sprite, orange juice, sesame oil, sesame seed, black pepper, and mirin. Blend well.

2. In zip lock bag, place the beef cubes and veggies. Pour marinade, seal the bag and let rest overnight.

3. Preheat the pit barrel with apple and cherry wood.


4. Into stainless steel skewers, thread the veggies and beef cubes.

5. Hang the skewers in the pit barrel as shown in the video. Cover and cook for an hour.


6. Serve with steamed rice and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 643Calories from Fat 194

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.8%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 3015 mg125.63%

Total Carbohydrates 90 g30%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 71 g

Protein 24 g48%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet