Zesty Beef Short Ribs

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by Virgaux78

I got this from the Better Homes and Gardens New CookBook, Bridal Edition (several years after I was married!). These are really tasty and easy to make. Served best with a tossed green salad and some corn bread. The sauce can be used for chicken or pork, too.

Top Review by Hecky Lardycakes

Yum! I enjoyed the simplicity of this recipe. Because I just can't leave a recipe alone, I braised the ribs in beef broth & red wine with a dash of worcestershire. Also, I browned the ribs before braising. The sauce was super quick and simple...upon tasting, it was a little sweet for my taste, so I upped the mustard and added couple of dashes of worcestershire, plus a splash of coffee. Soooo delicious! Served with roasted fennel, mushrooms, pearl onions, carrots & celery. Definitely a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. After trimming fat from meat, place in 4 quart Dutch oven or stock pot.
  2. Add enough water to cover meat.
  3. Bring water to boiling and then reduce heat to a simmer and cover.
  4. Simmer until meat is tender, approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  5. Drain.
  6. Combine ketchup, chili sauce, molasses, lemon juice, mustard and red pepper in a separate bowl.
  7. Toss ribs into sauce and place on unheated rack of a broiler pan.
  8. Make sure the beef is well coated.
  9. Broil 5 inches from heat for 10 minutes or until heated through, turning often and brushing with remaining sauce.
  10. Any remaining sauce can be heated and served with the ribs.

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