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Korean BBQ, celebrating one year of marriage!

Mud PigMud Pig Posts: 450
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
Its been one amazing year in my life. I got married to a great girl, bought my first home, and of course my first egg. The wife and I decided to celebrate our anniversary by going up to Philly, staying in a nice hotel and enjoying the city. We came back to DC yesterday and every restaurant was booked for Father's Day. So I decided to go check out this Korean supermarket in Fairfax and I'm glad I did. Ended up doing Korean Chicken wings and Kalbi (Short Ribs).

First some anniversary pics.

The wife in front of Indenpence Hall.
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The Fanatic( I meant Phanatic!!)!!
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On to the cook.

Chicken wings covered with flour and corn starch in the deep fryer. First 10 minute cook at 350.
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Looking good, resting for 2 minutes here. Then going back in for another 10 minutes at 350. This is where they get uber crispy.
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The wing sauce, Korean and Japanese influenced. All the ingredients are in the pic, notice the fresh garlic in the pan. (This is pic from a previous cook, same sauce was used for this one.)
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At the end of the second 10 minute cook, 20 minutes in the deep fryer at 350 in total (rest for 2 minutes n between each 10 minute cook), so crispy.
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Sauce applied, already eating. Notice how they aren't messy, sauce passes right through skin since its not thick. Great flavor, great crunch. Korean Bon Chon wings rule!
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Time to light the egg. Warning do not drink and torch at the same time.
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Kalbi, beef short ribs, marinaded in Monju Kalbi Marinade. Specifically made for short ribs, usually only found at korean markets.
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You have to have some tortillas for the short ribs. Korean tacos!!
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That was all that was left after dinner. Grilled corn and Kalbi were a hit.
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All I can say is that there is a reason restaurants in DC are known simply as Korean BBQ joints. You have to love the sauces, the cuts of meat and the flavor. Great weekend, cook and anniversary.

MP

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