GROCERY LIST: La Galbi (Korean BBQ Short Ribs)

Updated: Mar 4



Serves 4 to 6


2 pounds LA galbi (Korean short ribs)

½ medium onion

½ medium Asian pear

½-inch-piece ginger

6 garlic cloves

½ cup powdered honey (or sugar)

½ cup soy sauce

1 tablespoon mirin

1 tablespoon sesame oil

1 tablespoon orange juice

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


To serve: Lettuce leaves (red or green leaf) + perilla leaves + ssamjang + plenty of banchan


Equipment: Korean oak wood charcoal (soot or sut), available at Korean markets, or use standard charcoal.


Pairing These juicy marinated ribs pair amazingly with a nice pale ale. Try Old Man Grumpy (Goose Island) or another dry, hoppy American pale ale.