Galbi-jim: Korean Braised Short Ribs
Galbi-jim is a favorite Korean household dish, often served for special occasions when welcoming guests at home or for holiday meals. Try our easy step-by-step recipe now.
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Galbi-jim is a favorite Korean household dish, often served for special occasions when welcoming guests at home or for holiday meals. The meat is braised until ultra tender, and this recipe adds carrots, shiitake mushrooms and Daikon radishes for extra nourishment.
Prep time: 35 min.
Cooking time: 3 hours
Ingredients for 6 servings:
- 3 1/2 lbs beef short ribs
- 1 onion, peeled and roughly chopped
- 7 tbsp soy sauce
- 3 tbsp rice vinegar
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 garlic cloves
- 1/2 tsp ginger
- 3 carrots
- 3 1/2 oz. Daikon radish, peeled
- 5 dried shiitake mushrooms
- 6 fresh shiitake mushrooms
- 4 tbsp scallions, minced
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 4 tbsp sesame seeds
- 4 handfuls pine nuts
- 1 egg
- 4 scallions, minced
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- 2 cups flour
- 1 cup olive oil
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 lb ground beef
- A pinch of salt
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup tomato sauce
- Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
- In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.
- Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat.
- Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet.
- Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles.
- Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle.
- Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
- Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.