Kalbi Short Ribs

Korean Kalbi BBQ Short Ribs

Korean Kalbi BBQ Short Ribs are incredibly flavorful and sweet, made from flanken short ribs marinated all day long in a soy garlic marinade with grated pears and grilled to perfection!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Korean
Keyword Kalbi Short Ribs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinating 1 day
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 443 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 pear cored and grated
  • 1 yellow onion grated
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 3 garlic cloves grated
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 4 pounds flanken short ribs cut across the bones 1/2 inch thick
  • green onions for garnish
US Customary - Metric


  1. Mix all the ingredients together and marinate for at least 24 hours then drain from the marinade before cooking.

  2. Cook in the oven for 12-14 minutes at 400 degrees then broil for 1-2 minutes OR heat your grill to medium high and cook for 4 minutes on each side.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Korean Kalbi BBQ Short Ribs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 443 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 1233mg 51%
Potassium 726mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 25g
Protein 33g 66%
Vitamin C 2.8%
Calcium 4.3%
Iron 24.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.