Strip District Meats

Barbecued Asian Short Ribs

Oriental Short Rib Barbecue

Prep time: 15 minutes
Marinating time: 4 to 6 hours
Cooking time: 10 to 12 minutes


• 2/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
• 1/2 cup soy sauce
• 1/2 cup water
• 1/2 cup oriental dark-roasted sesame oil
• 2 ½ tablespoons packed brown sugar
• 1 ½ table spoons toasted sesame seeds crushed
• 1 tablespoon each minced garlic, fresh ginger
• 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
• 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper pods
• 4 pounds well trimmed beef short ribs


Combine green onions, soy sauce, water, sesame oil, brown sugar, sesame seeds, garlic, ginger, red pepper, and red pepper pods. Place beef short ribs in plastic bag; add marinade. Turning to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 4 to 6 hours, turning occasionally. Remove ribs from marinade; reserve marinade. Place ribs on grill over medium coals. Cover. Grill 10 to 12 minutes, turning once and brushing with marinade before turning. *Makes 12 servings.