How to Make the Best Kalbi Marinade
Authentic Hawaiian Korean family recipe you'll make over and over again!
I updated an old Hawaiian family recipe to become a modern day classic. This marinade yields tender ribs every time. It's a great prep-ahead dish that cooks up in minutes after marinating.
Key Ingredients for Kalbi Marinade
3/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup rice wine
2 tsp sesame oil
4 cloves garlic
4 stalks green onion
2 tsp sesame seeds
2 tblsp sugar
1/2 tsp pepper
Plus 2 Secret Ingredients!!
shredded Asian pear (or use mashed kiwi)
1/2 tsp gochugaru (Korean spice powder)
Combine all of the ingredients and then pour over your short ribs. Store in your refrigerator for 8 - 12 hours or overnight, turning occasionally to be sure all ribs are coated.
You'll see how the color of the ribs has changed after marinating - they are darker and all ready for the grill!
Look at those grill marks! Use a kitchen scissor to cut them into small pieces between the ribs. So good!
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