Take your BBQ to the next level with Kalbi, a popular Korean dish (Kalbi or Galbi means “rib” in Korean). The marinade is a balance between sweet and savory, and kinda tastes like teriyaki but waaay better. While Kalbi traditionally equates to fine dining, you may have had the fun experience of grilling it yourself at a Korean restaurant where the grill is a part of the table (um, I need one of those tables for my house!).
If you’ve never had it, you’re missing out; please do yourself a favor and try this. These are great for parties because they’re a total crowd pleaser and super easy to prep and grill. I remember first having these at a BBQ with my brother (one of those dishes that are totally memorable). I also served these at my son’s birthday party and they were a total hit. Now they’re one of our go-to grilling recipes. See for yourself…
See, I wasn’t joking, it’s that easy and delish!
SIDEbar: Kalbi is traditionally served as a wrap with lettuce, white rice, Korean pepper sauce and beef.
Other meal variations: Since the marinated meat is so flavorful, you can’t go wrong with good ol’ white rice as a side dish. If you want to stick to the Korean food theme, kimchi is another tasty side dish. Or, if you want to pretend like you’re in Aloha-land, serve with some macaroni salad, like I did!
Recipe adapted from Judiaann Woo
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