Kalbi or galbi generally refers to a variety of ‘gui’ or grilled dishes in Korean cuisine that is made with marinated beef short rib in a ganjang-based (Korean soy sauce)
The ingredients are marinated in a sauce made primarily from soy sauce, garlic, and sugar. However, several variations on the marinade exist including recipes that utilize sesame oil, rice wine or hot pepper paste.
Galbi is generally served in restaurants knowns as “galbi houses”, and the meat is cooked right at custmoer,s tables on grills set in the tabels (usually by the customers themselves). It is typically served with lettuce, perilla m or other leafy vegetalbes used to wrap the meat, which is then dipped in ssamjang a sauce made of fermented bean paste and red pepper paste. It Is often accompanied by side dishes known as banchan.