Recipe courtesy of Dim Ssam A Go Go
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Kalbi Chunk'd Tots
8 hr 40 min
25 min
4 servings
8 hr 40 min
25 min
4 servings


Short Ribs:
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 apple, sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 pound short ribs, sliced 1/4-inch thick
Cheese Sauce:
  • 1 cup grated fresh white melting cheese
  • 1 cup Korean red pepper paste
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 scallion
Tater Tots:
  • Oil, for frying
  • 1 pound potato nuggets
  • Sea salt
  • Chopped scallions, for garnish
  • Hot sauce, for garnish


For the short ribs: Mix together the soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, pepper, apples and onions in a large bowl. Add the short ribs and toss to coat. Cover and marinate overnight.

For the cheese sauce: Puree the cheese, red pepper paste, garlic and scallion in a food processor until smooth. 

Heat a grill to high. Grill the short ribs until well done. Set aside. 

For the tater tots: Heat the oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 375 degrees F. Fry the potato nuggets until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Transfer to a mixing bowl and toss with a pinch of sea salt and 2 cups cheese sauce until coated. 

Slice the short rib meat into bite-size pieces. Place the tater tots in a serving bowl, top with the short ribs and garnish with scallions and hot sauce.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

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