Keto Korean BBQ Marinated Spare Ribs LowCarbingAsian Cover

Keto Korean BBQ Marinated Short Ribs

The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Korean BBQ Marinated Short Ribs. Enjoy this delicious Korean BBQ at only ~3g Net Carb / Serving. Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe quick and easy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Korean
Keyword ketogalbi, ketokbb, ketokoreanbbq, lowcarbgalbi, lowcarbkbb, lowcarbkoreanbbq
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Marinating Time 1 day
Total Time 1 day 10 minutes
Servings 2



  • 1 1/2 lb Sliced Beef Chuck Short Ribs Bone-In Use ~3/4 lbs if Bone-Less
  • 1/4 Medium Yellow/Brown Onion
  • 1 tbsp Toasted Sesame Seed
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Oil if pan frying


  • 1/2 Medium Yellow/Brown Onion
  • 4 Cloves Garlic
  • 1/4 Whole Jalapeno optional
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 3 1/2 tbsp Swerve/Monkfruit
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • If needed, slice beef short ribs into 1/2 thickness and set aside (if bone-less). Note - it's easier to slice meat more precisely if semi-frozen.
  • Use a blender or food processor to blend ingredients (Soy Sauce, Swerve/Monkfruit, Sesame Oil, 1/2 onion, jalapeno, garlic and black pepper together to form marinade. Transfer marinade to a zip-lock bag.
  • Finley slice the 1/4 of the onion and add into zip-lock, along with sliced beef. Massage in the marinate ensuring equal distribution.
  • Place zip-lock bag flat in the fridge for 24 hours (up to 36 hourflipping over at least once half way through the marinate.
  • After marination is complete, cut green onions into 1 inch sticks and set aside.
  • If pan frying, add 1 tbsp of Sesame Oil to a large Teflon fry pan and bring up to temperature on high, should take around 1 minute. Once up to temp, transfer beef and chopped green onions and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until done. Transfer to serving plate and top with Toasted Sesame Seeds. Best enjoyed with some green vegetables! If grilling, preheat grill on high until temp reaches ~350. Once grill is up to temp, lower heat to medium-low and place beef on grill and chopped green onions on top rack/indirect heat. Close lid and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until until done. Once cooked, transfer to serving plate and top with Toasted Sesame Seeds. Best enjoyed with some green vegetables!