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Gochujang Marinated BBQ Pork Ribs

Gochujang Marinated BBQ Pork Ribs

By Traeger Kitchen

Sweet, sticky, and kissed with spice, these Korean BBQ ribs = fusion perfection.

Prep Time

30 Min

Cook Time

5 Hr




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurment:
2 Large chopped red onion
2 Whole Asian pear
1/4 Cup sesame oil
3 Tablespoon garlic
3 Tablespoon ginger, minced
1 Cup Gochujang
1 Cup Tomarind Concentrate
1/2 Cup ketchup
2 Tablespoon salt
4 Tablespoon brown sugar
3 Rack St. Louis-style ribs


  • 1

    Put red onions and Asian pears in blender and puree until smooth.

  • 2

    In a large heavy bottom pan over medium-high heat, add sesame oil and garlic. Toast until lightly golden brown.

  • 3

    Add minced ginger and onion/pear puree. Cook down until reduced by a fourth (from 4 cups to 3 cups).

  • 4

    Add remaining ingredients and additional salt to taste. Adjust the amount of chili flake gochujang to your desired spice level.

  • 5

    Cover ribs with marinade and let sit overnight. Reserve any left over to brush the ribs with while cooking.

  • 6

    When ready to cook, set the temperature to 225 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10-15 minutes.

  • 7

    Place the ribs directly on the grill and cook for 4 hours checking periodically. In the last hour, brush ribs with remaining marinade and return to grill. Enjoy!

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