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Galbi Ribs with Rice

Galbi Ribs with Rice

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My husband loves Korean ribs, known as “Galbi” or “Kalbi” style ribs.  I adapted this from a recipe in Lobel’s Meat Bible:  All You Need To know About Meat and Poultry.  It is incredibly simple and only requires about two hours to marinate and about 6-10 minutes grilling time.  Since it may be the last time using the grill this year, you can also cook the ribs in a grill pan, although they may not be as perfect.

  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoon Korean rice wine (or Mirin)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed dark brown sugar
  • 3 large cloves garlic – thinly sliced
  • 3 large scallions – thinly sliced
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of grated, peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 3 1/2 pounds flanken-style short ribs (about 1/2 inch thick)

In a large 15×10 glass baking dish, combine, soy sauce, rice wine, lemon juice, sesame oil, brown sugar, scallions, garlic, ginger and pepper and stir to dissolve sugar.

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Nestle ribs in marinade, coating both sides.

Cover with plastic and marinate 1 hour.

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Turn ribs and marinate another hour at room temperature.

Heat  grill to medium high and lightly oil grate.

Grill ribs 3 minutes  for medium-rare or 4-5 minutes for medium.

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Turn ribs and grill 3-5 minutes.

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Transfer to serving dish and serve with rice (recipe below).

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Serves 4

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Rice with Mushrooms and Scallions

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound mushrooms – coarsely chopped
  • 2 scallions – chopped
  • 1 garlic glove – minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup rice
  • pepper

Heat butter in pan over medium-high heat and add mushrooms, scallions, and garlic and cook until liquid as evaporated.

Season with pepper.

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Add chicken broth and rice.

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Cover, lower heat and cook 20 minutes.

Serve with Galbi ribs.

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