For Korean people, Gui is the ultimate grilled beef dish that is a must during outside parties and get-togethers. Served with salad leaves, rice, kimchi, and pickled onions, Gui is one of the most enjoyed and loved dishes of Korean food culture. 

In this recipe, you will need short ribs that are cut across the bone. It is also known as crosscut ribs or flanken short ribs in Korea. They are a little difficult to find, however, you can specially get them from your butcher.  If you still can’t find it then visit your local Asian market and you will see crosscut ribs on the shelf! 

Easy Gui Recipe You Must Try at Home! 

This dish, Gui, is one Korean dish that is truly irresistible! In Korea, it is known as Galbi Gui, which translates to ribs and grilled dish respectively. If you are having a Korean barbecue or visiting one then you will surely find this recipe there. 

The marinade is made using soy sauce, sugar, minced garlic, and scallion along with ginger juice, ground black pepper, toasted and ground sesame seeds with sesame oil. Then, the beef is scored on the surface before marination, and juice from the Korean pears is brushed before grilling to get the best taste! 

Already want to try it, right? Well, let’s see how you can make this recipe effortlessly at home. 

Gui Recipe
Gui Recipe

Quick Stats 

Prep time: 10 minutes 

Cooking time: 10 minutes 

Servings: 4 serves 



  • 2 tablespoons Korean sweet-spicy chili paste 
  • 1/4 cup Korean rice wine or mirin
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame Salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Asian sesame oil
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper

Chicken and Accompaniments 

  • 8 skinless boneless chicken thighs, pounded until flattened slightly
  • Coarse salt
  • Scallion Salad
  • Red-leaf lettuce leaves
  • Sesame Salt
  • Thinly sliced garlic
  • Korean Chili Sauce

Method to Prepare 

  • Take a large bowl and add the ingredients listed under the marinade section. Whisk them well to combine. 
  • Then, rub the chicken with coarse salt and add it to the marinade. Coat it well and cover it with plastic wrap. 
  • Slide the chicken into the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight marination.
  • Once marinated, light a grill and grill the chicken thighs over a moderately hot fire. 
  • Turn it once, until chicken is cooked through, for about 4 minutes per side. 
  • Transfer it to a serving plate, serve it with scallion salad and enjoy! 

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Final Words 

Galbi Gui, or Gui, is one of the most essential dishes on a Korean barbecue menu. It is juicy and flavorful and can be prepared in a jiffy. So, if you are planning to arrange a Korean-themed barbecue at home then don’t miss this delicious recipe!