Soy and Seseame Short Ribs

Active: 10 Min Total: 20 Min

Serves 4


  • 1/2 apple (Skin on), cored, chopped

  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade

  • 2 Tbps. light brown sugar

  • 2 Tbps. toasted sesame oil

  • 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds

  • 1 Tbps. dry sake or dry white wine

  • 2 Tsp. gochugaru

  • 1 1/2 Tsp. fresh ground black pepper

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 2 lbs. 1/4" thick cross-cut bone-in beef short ribs (flanken style)

  • Vegetable oil for grilling

Step 1:

Pulse apple, garlic, marmalade, brown sugar, sesame oil, sesame seeds, sake, gochugaru, and black pepper in a food processor or blender until apple and garlic are finely chopped. Transfer to a large dish and add soy sauce.

Step 2:

Add ribs and turn to coat. Let sit at room temperature, massaging meat and turning occasionally, for at least 10 minutes.

Step 3:

Prepare grill for medium-high heat. Oil grate with vegetable oil. Remove ribs from marinade and grill until lightly charred and cooked through, about 2 minutes per side for medium rare.