Grilled Hawaiian Short Ribs

This grilled Hawaiian short ribs recipe is sure to be a hit at your next barbecue!

In honor of the summer BBQ season I’m making Grilled Short Ribs! This is a super easy Hawaiian Beef Short Ribs recipe inspired by the Hawaiian restaurant Da Kitchen in Maui. All you’ll need is a few ingredients that are whisked together and marinated overnight. They are perfect for a summer barbecue.

Grilled Hawaiian Short Ribs

Course Main Course
Cuisine Hawaiian
Servings 6


  • 3 pounds beef short ribs 3/8-inch cut


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic-shallot puree or 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 heaping teaspoon grated ginger
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Juice of 1/2 orange
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Cooked Rice
  • Sliced green onions
  • Toasted sesame seeds


  • Whisk together Grilled Short Ribs marinade ingredients. Place the marinade in a large plastic Ziploc bag with the ribs. Marinate overnight.
  • Next day, over medium heat, grill the marinated short ribs on both sides. Cook until it reaches your desired doneness.
  • Serve the grilled beef short ribs immediately with rice, topped with sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds.


Keyword ribs