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Lemongrass-Ginger Flanken Short Ribs
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5 from 2 votes

Lemongrass-Ginger Flanken Short Ribs

Prep Time6 hrs
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking


  • 3 tbsp fresh lemongrass minced (about 2 stalks - inner layers only)
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • Juice from 1 large lime
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger peeled & grated
  • 3 large cloves of garlic minced
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 lbs flanken style short ribs
  • Green onions sliced
  • Cilantro leaves


  • Combine the lemongrass, soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice, vegetable oil, ginger, garlic, sugar, and sesame oil together in large baking dish.
  • Coat each side of the ribs in the marinade then nestle into the baking dish.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 6 hours, flipping them occasionally.
  • Remove the ribs from the refrigerator 30 minutes prior to cooking.
  • Heat the grill pan over medium-high heat; coat the pan with cooking spray then, working in batches, sear the ribs until browned, 4-5 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  • Transfer to a plate and let rest for 5 minutes. Top with sliced green onion and fresh cilantro leaves. Serve and enjoy.