Excerpted from Eating Korean: From Eating Korean, From Barbecue to Kimchi, Recipes from My Home by Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee (Wiley, 2005). © 2005 by Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee.
Makes 10 to 12 servings, depending on what other banchan are being served
1. If ribs are not separated, separate by cutting meat between the bones. Place in a large bowl.
2. Combine ginger, garlic, chili paste, malt syrup, sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, and black pepper in large bowl. Rub marinade generously over meat. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours or preferably overnight.
3. Grill ribs over medium-high heat until done, about 5 to 6 minutes per side.
"What do I do in the middle of winter when I’m faced with eight different types of root vegetables and not much else?" says chef Lenny Russo of Heartland Restaurant and Wine Bar and author of a book by the same name.