Kalbi Recipes

Allrecipes has authentic Korean recipes for beef short ribs marinated in a sweet soy sauce, also known as kalbi (or galbi). Grill it outside or broil it inside, either way it'll be delicious.

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Korean BBQ Galbi

Rating: 5 stars 44
Best Korean BBQ. Traditionally galbi is cooked over wood charcoal but can be cooked by grill, oven, or using a non-stick frying pan. Instead of Asian pears, you can use rice wine or kiwis. You can also add green onions, sesame seeds or fresh ginger.

Easy and Simple Korean BBQ Ribs

Rating: 5 stars 33
This is a family recipe that's not only simple, but tastes great! Only needs some steamed rice to complete the meal.

Kalbi (Marinated Beef Short Ribs)

Rating: 4.5 stars 44
This is a variation of a traditional Korean recipe for marinated beef short ribs. My friends all request it repeatedly! Very tasty!

The Real Deal Korean Beef Ribs

Rating: 4.5 stars 20
This is an authentic Korean beef rib recipe, not the Americanized version. This is super easy and a crowd pleaser. This is for 4 pounds of ribs. I find 2 tablespoons of honey is perfect for a not-so-sweet rib. This gives you the perfect amount of tanginess. However, if you like it sweeter you can add up to 3 tablespoons.

Kalbi (Korean BBQ Short Ribs): Authentic Recipe

Rating: 4.5 stars 2
After trying many recipes for homemade-style Korean BBQ, I finally found a great recipe from a friend who learned it from his mom. It's sweet, salty, spicy, and very tender (Thanks to the Coke®). I use this same recipe to make Bulgogi and Dae Ji Bool Gogi (Spicy Pork) and simply change the onions to sliced bulbs for the bulgogi.

Instant Pot® Galbi (Korean-Style Short Ribs)

Rating: 4.5 stars 9
This version of delicious Korean beef short ribs dish for your Instant Pot® or other multi-cooker pressure cooker will have the ribs falling off the bone! Soaking the ribs first is the traditional method. I recommend soaking for at least an hour, though traditionally you would soak them for longer than that, changing the water after the first hour. If you don't have an Asian pear, an apple will do as a substitute. Serve over white rice.

Korean BBQ-Inspired Short Ribs

Rating: 3.5 stars 2
These Galbi-inspired Korean short ribs are incredibly easy to make and very tasty. They can be served with sticky white rice and lettuce wraps and pair well with many other Korean BBQ dishes. Great for parties and backyard BBQs!

Gluten-Free Kalbi Beef

Rating: 4 stars 2
Great gluten-free option for a day of grilling.

Las Vegas Galbi (Korean-Style Beef Ribs)

Rating: 5 stars 1
So this Korean ribs recipe is basically LA galbi with my own personal touches. It has received praise from many Koreans; however, I'm not sure if they were just being nice or not. You don't need a portable/tabletop stove for this (you can use a stovetop instead), but it's more fun this way. Serve with rice, kimchi, garlic, etc. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Stewed Korean Short Ribs (Kalbi Jim)

Rating: 3.5 stars 7
Great for the winter time, low maintenance recipe, once the beef is stewing. It's a soy sauce-based beef stew, sweet and salty.

Korean BBQ Short Ribs (Galbi)

Rating: 4.5 stars 246
Korean barbecue is a tender, flavorful favorite, and this recipe is a snap.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chef John's Grilled Korean-Style Short Ribs
Rating: Unrated 23
"My whole family, 3 kids and all, said we will have to make this a 'regular recipe.'" – LWS777
Kalbi (Korean BBQ Short Ribs)
Rating: Unrated 242
"This recipe came out great!" – Ro