Galbi-Jjim (Korean braised short ribs)

Galbi-Jjim (Korean braised short ribs)

Based on 12 ratings

"Galbi-Jjim is my all-time favorite dish. It’s a Korean braised meat dish made from beef or pork ribs, similar to goulash. As a child, I loved it when my mom made Galbi-Jjim for us."

Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

120 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
kg
pork ribs
onion
4 g
ginger (divided)
1⅔
peppercorns
daikon radish
66⅔ g
carrots
1
potatoes (floury)
1
spring onions
1 cloves
garlic
tbsp
sesame
2 tbsp
soy sauce
1 tbsp
sugar
tbsp
sesame oil
tsp
pepper
tbsp
pine nuts
soy sauce
sugar
sesame oil
rice for serving
kimchi for serving
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Utensils

pot, paper towels, cutting board, knife, peeler, bowl, sieve

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Nutrition per serving

Cal585
Fat40 g
Protein34 g
Carb21 g
  • Step 1/7

    Wash the meat, pat it dry with paper towels, then place it in a large pot.
    • kg pork ribs
    • pot
    • paper towels

    Wash the meat, pat it dry with paper towels, then place it in a large pot.

  • Step 2/7

    Peel and quarter the onion. Peel and halve a part of the ginger. Add onion, ginger and peppercorns to the pot, cover with water and cook for about 20 min. on medium heat.
    • onion
    • 2⅔ g ginger
    • 1⅔ peppercorns
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Peel and quarter the onion. Peel and halve a part of the ginger. Add onion, ginger and peppercorns to the pot, cover with water and cook for about 20 min. on medium heat.

  • Step 3/7

    • daikon radish
    • 66⅔ g carrots
    • 1 potatoes (floury)
    • peeler

    Peel the daikon radish and cut into 3-cm/1.2-in thick strips. Peel the carrots and also cut 3-cm/1.2-in thick strips. Peel and quarter the potatoes as well.

  • Step 4/7

    Now prepare the marinade. Wash the spring onions and cut into fine rings. Peel and mince the garlic. Peel and chop the remaining ginger. Put in a bowl and mix with the sesame, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, and pepper.
    • 1 spring onions
    • 1 cloves garlic
    • 1⅓ g ginger
    • tbsp sesame
    • 2 tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • tbsp sesame oil
    • tsp pepper
    • bowl

    Now prepare the marinade. Wash the spring onions and cut into fine rings. Peel and mince the garlic. Peel and chop the remaining ginger. Put in a bowl and mix with the sesame, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, and pepper.

  • Step 5/7

    • sieve

    When the meat has been boiled for 20 min., remove the meat from the pot and pour the broth through a sieve. Collect the broth but discard the onion, ginger and peppercorns. Add the meat to the marinade and let sit for approx. 5 min.

  • Step 6/7

    Put the marinated meat and the broth back into the pot, add the potatoes, carrots, and daikon radish, and cook covered on medium heat for approx. 1 hr. By then the liquid should have reduced and the meat should be tender. Season to taste with soy sauce, sugar, and sesame oil, then leave to simmer for another 10 min.
    • soy sauce
    • sugar
    • sesame oil

    Put the marinated meat and the broth back into the pot, add the potatoes, carrots, and daikon radish, and cook covered on medium heat for approx. 1 hr. By then the liquid should have reduced and the meat should be tender. Season to taste with soy sauce, sugar, and sesame oil, then leave to simmer for another 10 min.

  • Step 7/7

    The dish is ready when the liquid has almost completely boiled off, and the meat is easily removed from the bone. Serve in a large bowl and garnish with pine nuts. Traditionally, this dish is served with rice and kimchi. Enjoy!
    • tbsp pine nuts
    • rice for serving
    • kimchi for serving

    The dish is ready when the liquid has almost completely boiled off, and the meat is easily removed from the bone. Serve in a large bowl and garnish with pine nuts. Traditionally, this dish is served with rice and kimchi. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Galbi-Jjim (Korean braised short ribs)

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