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    Island Braised Short Ribs

    Island Braised Short Ribs. Photo by Juenessa

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    3 hrs 35 mins

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    3 hrs 20 mins

    cookiedog's Note:

    Flavorful ribs with mango, chipotle, and tequila. These are prepared the day before serving so that the flavors can mellow.

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    1. 1
      Heat oven to 325 degrees.
    2. 2
      Season ribs with salt and pepper. Heat nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, brown ribs, 7 to 10 minutes. Put in large deep ovenproof pot.
    3. 3
      Drain the fat from skillet, and then heat the oil over medium-high. Add leeks; saute until browned, 8 minutes. Add 2 cups nectar, tequila, broth and chipotle; simmer 1 minute. Pour over the ribs.
    4. 4
      Bake, covered, in 325 degree oven 3 hours or until the ribs are very tender; turn ribs over every 45 minutes.
    5. 5
      Remove pot from oven. Let ribs cool in sauce, uncovered, 30 minutes. Remove ribs from sauce and refrigerate, covered, overnight.
    6. 6
      To serve, discard fat from sauce. Add remaining 3 tablespoons nectar and ribs to sauce. Reheat over medium heat, 20 minutes. Top with scallion.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 10, 2010


      Super delicious. I added about 4 cups of extra mango juice

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    • on February 05, 2010


    • on May 24, 2009


      Really enjoyed these. I had to use onions instead of leeks, and used vermouth instead of tequila (I know, i know, not the same, but all I had), and those worked well. I did not chill overnight, just went for 'em, and was very pleased.

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    Nutritional Facts for Island Braised Short Ribs

    Serving Size: 1 (226 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 768.8
    Calories from Fat 638
    Total Fat 70.9 g
    Saturated Fat 29.9 g
    Cholesterol 143.6 mg
    Sodium 218.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 3.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    Sugars 0.9 g
    Protein 27.6 g

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    mango nectar

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