Galbijjim - Korean-Style Short Ribs


  • 2.5 lbs beef short ribs, bone-in
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 3 green onions, white stems only
  • 1 tsp ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 small yellow onion cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 asian pear peeled cored, finely diced
  • 1 korean radish cut into 6 pieces
  • 6 red radishes, halved
  • 1 carrot, sliced in 1.5-inch-thick chunks
  • 5 Shiitake mushrooms, fresh or dried
  • 3 green onions, green tops only
  • 6 Jujubes, ( red dates)dried and seedless
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp Aji-Mirin, (rice wine)
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • ½ tbsp ginger minced
  • ½ tbsp chili flakes
  • ½ tsp black pepper, crushed
  • Wash the short ribs and place in a large container filled with cold water. Let it soak for 20 minutes. Prepare blanching and braising ingredients in the meantime.
  • Crush the 6 peeled garlic cloves with the side of the knife or heel of your palm, and place in the Inner Pot.
  • Add yellow onion, green onions, ginger, and drained short ribs to the pot.
  • Add 6 cups of cold water.
  • Select Sauté, cycle to the High setting and set time for 10 Minutes (00:10). Select Start. If you have an Instant Pot 10 minutes (00:10). Select Start. If you have an Instant Pot. Tempered Glass Lid, you can cover your Instant Pot to quicken the boiling process.
  • Remove the lid (if used) once the liquid starts boiling to prevent the liquid from overflowing. Reduce temperature to Low. Select Start. Let short ribs boil for an additional 5-10 Minutes (00:10). Skim off any scum from the surface.
  • Select Cancel. Strain the blanching liquid and remove the ribs from the inner pot and place them on a plate.
  • Add all your Braising ingredients to the pot and mix well.
  • Place short ribs back into the pot; and make sure ribs are covered by the cooked vegetables and sauces.
  • Place Multi-Cooker lidon the pot and lock it. Set to Vent.
  • Select Slow Cook and set time to 6 Hours (06:00). SelectStart.
  • When the cooking time reaches zero (00:00), Select Cancel and remove lid. Plate your Galbijjim and enjoy!
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