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Korean Style Braised Pork Ribs

Sweet and savory, these braised pork ribs adopted from the land of the morning calm are fantastic.

Servings 4
Author David Lee


  • 2 lb pork ribs cut into 23 inch pieces
  • 1 onion quartered
  • 2 carrots chopped into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 medium-sized potatoes skinned and quartered
  • 2 green onions chopped into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 king oyster mushrooms chopped into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 Korean hot peppers optional


  • 3 1/2 tbsp water
  • 3 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp mirin/cooking wine
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil


  1. Submerge the pork ribs in cold water for at least 2 hours. Drain and submerge again with clean water.

  2. Mix together the water, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, cooking wine and sesame oil in a mixing bowl.

  3. Soak the ribs in the sauce for at least 30 minutes, then mix in the carrots, onions, potatoes, mushrooms, and green onions.

  4. Cook in a slow cooker on high for four hours or in a pot on medium-low heat until the meat is fall-off-the-bone tender.

  5. Serve with a side of rice and other Korean side dishes for an authentic Korean meal with braised pork ribs.