Short Rib Poutine
Total TimePrep: 45 min. Cook: 6 hours
- 1 pound well-trimmed boneless beef short ribs
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1-1/2 cups beef stock, divided
- 1/4 cup Sriracha Asian hot chili sauce
- 3 tablespoons ketchup
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
- 3 cups frozen french-fried potatoes (about 11 ounces)
- 1 cup cheese curds or 4 ounces white cheddar cheese, broken into small chunks
- Toss short ribs with flour and pepper, shaking off excess; reserve remaining flour mixture. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown ribs on all sides. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker, reserving drippings.
- In same skillet, saute onion in drippings over medium heat until tender, 2-3 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in 1 cup stock; bring to a boil, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan.
- In a small bowl, whisk reserved flour mixture, chili sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar and remaining stock until smooth; stir into onion mixture. Pour over ribs.
- Cook, covered, on low until ribs are tender, 6-8 hours. Remove ribs; shred with two forks and keep warm. Skim fat from onion mixture; puree using an immersion blender. (Or, cool slightly and puree in a blender; return to slow cooker to heat through.)
- Cook potatoes according to package directions. Serve beef over potatoes; top with gravy and cheese.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 560 calories, 31g fat (12g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 1453mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein.
Jan 2, 2017
Our whole family loved this! The gravy definitely has a kick that was excellent with the fries and short ribs but powerful on its own :)
Dec 21, 2016
We loved this! I didn't notice that the recipe called for boneless short ribs, so it was a bit of extra work. I cut the recipe in half for the two of us and used two bone-in short ribs which weighed in at about a pound. I used mozzarella "pearls" instead of the cheddar curds and my husband gobbled it up. Since I'm very sensitive to spicy foods I cut the 2 tablespoons of Sriracha my half-sized recipe called for, to one. Next time I will cut it to about 1-1/2 teaspoons so that I can gobble right along with him.Update: I forgot to specify that I used my 1.5-quart oval slow cooker for my half-sized version of this dish.
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