4.5 Ld gal bi (beef short ribs)
1 carrot, peel, cut into 3/4 inch thick
10 chestnuts, peel
3 cups water
2 cups soy sauce
1.5 cups sugar
1 head garlic
1 piece ginger (1/2 inch)
1 tbsp whole black pepper
2 green onions
1 tbsp chung ju (sake or red wine)
1 tsp ground pepper
Wash ribs, put in a cold water for 1 hour.
Drain, put in a big pot with water, soy sauce, sugar, onion, garlic, ginger, peppers and chung ju. Stir to melt the sugar.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover the lid, cook for 2-3 hours until the meat falls from the bone.
Add chestnuts and carrots 10-15 minutes before done.