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Kalbi Bef Bowl with Kimchi
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Kalbi Beef Bowl with Kimchi (Korean Short Ribs)

Marinade adapted from [Maangchihttp://www.maangchi.com/recipe/la-galbi]
Prep Time1 d
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 d 15 mins
Servings: 2 -3 servings
Author: Samantha Ferraro


  • Kalbi Marinade
  • 3 lbs Korean short ribs
  • 2 pears seeds removed and cut into chunks
  • 1 small onion cut into chunks
  • 3 garlic cloves roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup Korean chili pepper
  • 3 Tb sesame oil + a bit more for cooking
  • 2 scallions roughly chopped
  • 1 inch piece of ginger peeled and grated or chopped well
  • 2 Tb soy sauce

Other Ingredients for Kalbi Bowl

  • Cooked Rice
  • Cucumber Kimchi recipe HERE
  • Traditional Kimchi
  • Sunny side up egg
  • Green onions chopped
  • Furikake
  • Sriracha


  • For the marinade, add all the marinade ingredients to a food processor and blend until it forms a lose paste.
  • Add ribs to a wide shallow dish or bowl and pour mixture over it, making sure to toss well so everything is coated evenly. Then cover and marinade in refrigerator for at least 8 hours to overnight.
  • Once ready, remove ribs from fridge and wipe off any excess marinade.
  • Add about 1 Tb of sesame oil to a large cast iron set on medium-high heat and cook the ribs for about 2-3 minutes on each side until cooked through and charred on the outside.
  • Depending how thick your rib cuts are, the cook time may be longer or shorter, so just keep an eye on it.
  • Once done, serve in a bowl filled with cooked rice, kimchi, over easy or sunny side up egg and garnish with furikake and green onions.