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Candidate's Choice Short Ribs Recipe

Candidate's Choice Short Ribs Recipe

"These ribs are tender and tasty as if they've been cooking for hours. The tangy ketchup mixture enhances the already savory flavor." Nella Parker, Hersey, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + simmering Broil: 10 min. YIELD:7 servings


  • 5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs
  • 1-1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Place ribs in a Dutch oven; add water to cover by 2 in. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until tender.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Drain ribs; place on a broiler pan. Brush with some of the barbecue sauce. Broil 4-5 in. from the heat for 5-10 minutes on each side or until sauce is bubbly. Serve with remaining sauce. Yield: 7 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 348 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 729 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.