1 ½cuplow-sodium soy saucedo I have to say it again? You don't need the extra salt
2teaspoonsfish sauce or to tasteoptional (I did not have this in the original recipe, but it really adds a great layer of flavor so if you have it, use it)
3clovesgarlicminced (about 1 ½ teaspoons)
2tablespoonsfreshly grated gingeror 1 ½ teaspoons dry
1tablespoonsesame seed oil
Couple dashes red pepper flakesoptional
Finely sliced green onion tops and toasted sesame seeds for garnishif desired
Mix the marinade ingredients together in a large baking dish. Add the ribs. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator, turning occasionally, for 12 - 24 hours.
Heat a charcoal or gas grill to high, when hot, place the ribs on the grill and cook, turning occasionally until cooked to your desired degree of doneness; about 5 minutes total unless your degree of doneness is charcoal. Watch for flare-ups as these ribs have a good deal of fat to feed the fire. This is desirable, but you do need to watch so they don't burn. Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired. Eat and enjoy.
Keyword Hawaiian ribs with not sugar in the marinade, short ribs