Asian-Style Flanken Short Ribs
Why did I wait so long to make flanken short ribs? I normally buy English cut and braise them, which we all love. Yesterday, we went on a walk with some friends and ended up at a bunch of food carts. My buddy, Jude got some Korean flanken short ribs and they looked amazing! I decided to give them a try and marinated the short ribs in an Asian-style marinade using soy, garlic, sesame, and cilantro, for about 8 hours. The ribs cooked quickly and the meat was tender, super flavorful, and so delicious served with garlic rice and some spicy zucchini on the side. The ribs were a big hit with all of us and they disappeared quickly. I will be making these again and again.
How to Make Asian-Style Flanken Short Ribs
Combine the cilantro, soy sauce, brown sugar, canola oil, water, sesame oil, minced garlic, jalapeño, black pepper, and coriander in a large zip lock bag. Mix until well combined. Add the flanken short ribs and marinate for 8-24 hours.
Place the rack near the top of the oven. Heat the oven to high broil (should be about 550 degrees). Line a baking sheet with tin foil. Place two wire racks on sheet pans then lay ribs in a single layer on top of the racks.
Place into the oven and broil, with the door cracked, for 4-5 minutes on each side, making sure to watch the ribs very carefully so they won’t burn and be ruined.
Remove from the oven and place on a serving platter. Sprinkle the short ribs with toasted sesame seeds and chopped green onions before serving. Enjoy.
I must look out for these ribs Pam as I also usually use short ribs
good recipe but if you are cooking “lower in fat” flank ribs might not be my first choice. lol, just saying.
Haven’t seen the flanken short ribs here..they look so delicious!
I’ve never seen flanken short ribs, but I’ll definitely be keeping my eye out for them now!
I asked the meat dept. for them: turns out in my area they are not a usual item – but they had plenty to slice up and voila – they were on sale for $5.00 lb – cheap in these post Covid prices.
Looks amazing…can’t wait to try! These are some of my favorite flavors right now!
Flanken Short Ribs are not easy to find around here either Pam but when I do find them, I usually stock up.
I will have to try this marinade for a change because I usually just grill them with some barbecue sauce. These sound tasty and full of flavor.
Thanks for sharing, Pam…
They look really easy! I like your addition of toasted sesame seeds on top.
I have never bought this cut of short ribs either. I would not have thought to broil them either. will definitely have to try this recipe.
I couldn’t find them in the stores either, until I asked the meat dept in the Supermarket, and they did a special cut. Ask the butcher, and most usually oblige. Good luck…. I prefer this cut to the short ribs
Can this recipe be braised?
Can Flanken short ribs asian style be braised
I’ve never tried braising thin-cut flanken short ribs. I find cooking them hot and fast makes them extra tasty.