Flanken Cut Short Ribs – BBQ Asian style flanken cut short ribs marinated in a flavor-packed sauce then grilled to perfection. Serve with your favorite side dishes like steamed rice, Hawaiian macaroni salad and more!
Tender and delicious barbecued flanken cut short ribs marinated in delicious Asian style sauce. Sprinkled with sesame seeds and chopped green onions, these ribs are mouthwatering delicious! If you are looking for a super easy and delicious grilling recipe, this is it!
We served our ribs with Hawaiian Macaroni Salad, steamed white rice and slaw. This is my favorite way to eat these Asian Style Flanken Cut Short Ribs. I will link a few more of my absolute favorite side dishes to serve with this recipe for you below!
This recipe serves 4 people giving each person about 2 short ribs. If you are cooking for a large crowd, you can easily double this recipe. Short ribs make amazing leftovers! Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Reheat on the stove in a covered skillet with a few tablespoons of water over medium heat until hot.
Ingredients you need to make Grilled Flanken Cut Short Ribs:
Flanken Cut Short Ribs – You’ll need about two pounds of flanken cut short ribs. Depending on the thickness of the ribs, this should give you about 6-8.
Soy Sauce – Low sodium is recommended in this recipe to prevent your ribs from becoming salty.
Garlic – Fresh garlic cloves are best.
Fresh Ginger – Fresh ginger is best in this recipe.
Brown Sugar – Light or dark brown sugar both work great in this recipe.
Rice Vinegar – If you don’t have rice vinegar, you can also use white wine vinegar.
Sesame Oil – Sesame oil adds a delicious flavor to the ribs.
Sesame Seeds – An optional garnish for the ribs.
Green Onions – Freshly chopped green onions make a delicious garnish.
Tools to have on hand:
- Mixing Bowls – To mix the marinade and a large mixing bowl to marinate the short ribs.
- Whisk – For whisking the marinade together.
- Measuring Spoons – To properly measure all of your ingredients.
- Grill – To grill the short ribs.
- Tongs – For turning the short ribs while grilling.
How to grill the best Flanken Cut Short Ribs:
Begin by whisking soy sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, garlic, ginger and sesame oil in a small bowl.
Add short ribs to a large deep bowl or to a large storage bag. Pour marinade over short ribs and mix to fully coat the ribs. Place in the fridge to marinade for 2+ hours up to overnight.
Remove ribs from the fridge 30 minutes prior to grilling.
Heat your grill to medium-high heat. Place ribs on the grill and cook for about 4 minutes until browned, flip over and cook an additional 3 minutes.
Serve with your favorite side dishes! Enjoy!
Side dishes that pair perfectly with ribs:
Hawaiian Macaroni Salad – Creamy and delicious Hawaiian macaroni salad is an excellent side dish to serve with your favorite grilling recipes. My recipe is super easy to make and is always a crowd pleaser!
Creamy Classic Coleslaw – My classic coleslaw recipe is made with a delicious slightly sweet and creamy homemade coleslaw dressing. Serve as a barbecue side dish, on pulled pork sandwiches, tacos and more!
Roasted Rosemary Garlic Potatoes – Fresh rosemary and garlic baked red potatoes with a light golden crisp on the outside and soft on the inside.
Balsamic Glazed Baked Asparagus – Delicious and easy oven baked asparagus finished with a mouthwatering balsamic glaze. Serve balsamic asparagus with your favorite main courses.
More grilling recipes I think you’ll love:
Teriyaki Chicken Skewers – The most delicious marinated teriyaki chicken grilled to perfection and finished with a delicious teriyaki sauce.
BBQ Pork Skewers with Filipino BBQ Marinade – Delicious grilled pork skewers in a homemade sticky, sweet, and spicy Filipino style BBQ marinade. This grilled pork recipe is one of my favorite things to cook on the grill.
Grilled Spicy BBQ Chicken Thighs – Juicy grilled chicken thighs basted in a spicy homemade barbecue sauce. The low and slow method for cooking these thighs on the grill make for a super tender and juicy end result!
Korean Chicken Skewers – Amazing slightly spicy, flavor-packed Korean style grilled chicken skewers/kabobs marinated with bold Korean flavors and grilled to perfection!
Flanken Cut Short Ribs
- 2 lbs. Flanken Cut Short Ribs
- 3 tbsp Soy Sauce low sodium
- 3 Garlic Cloves minced
- 3 tbsp Brown Sugar
- 2 tbsp Rice Vinegar
- 2 tsp Fresh Ginger grated
- 1 tsp Sesame Oil
- Sesame Seeds for garnish
- Chopped Green Onions for garnish
- Begin by whisking soy sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, garlic, ginger and sesame oil in a small bowl.
- Add short ribs to a large deep bowl or to a large storage bag. Pour marinade over short ribs and mix to fully coat the ribs. Place in the fridge to marinade for 2+ hours up to overnight.
- Remove ribs from the fridge 30 minutes prior to grilling.
- Heat your grill to medium-high heat. Place ribs on the grill and cook for about 4 minutes until browned, flip over and cook an additional 3 minutes.
- Serve with your favorite side dishes! Enjoy!