Slow-Cooked Short Ribs Recipe
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Slow-Cooked Short Ribs Recipe

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Smothered in a mouthwatering barbecue sauce, these meaty ribs are a popular entree wherever I serve them. The recipe is great for a busy cook - after everything is combined, the slow cooker does all the work.—Pam Halfhill, Medina, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 9 hours
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 9 hours
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 to 4-1/2 pounds boneless beef short ribs
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups beef broth
  • 3/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add ribs in batches and shake to coat. In a large skillet, brown ribs in butter.
  2. Transfer to a 6-qt. slow cooker. In the same skillet, combine the remaining ingredients. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil; pour over ribs.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 9-10 hours or until meat is tender. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Slow-Cooked Short Ribs in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p33

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Reviewed Mar. 27, 2014

Did not care for them when we ate them and then the aftertaste was extremely unpleasant.

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Reviewed Jan. 28, 2014

Absolutely excellent meal! Made it with beef and pork before, both were excellent. Has anyone made it with chicken before?

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Reviewed Nov. 15, 2013

My Husband already wants me to make this again - BIG hit!

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Reviewed Mar. 4, 2013

How was this possible that this was rated 4.5 stars? It was very tart.....

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Reviewed Oct. 11, 2012

Excellent flavor. My husband was impressed (and that's saying alot for him). I will end up making this alot. Easy to make. I followed the directions exactly. Thank you.

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