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These short ribs fall off the bone, are tender and delicious. A hearty meal that is sure to please.
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Step 1: Ingredients

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3 Kg (6 lbs) of Short ribs, salt, pepper, olive oil

1/2 Cup coffee
1 tsp salt
2 Tbsp ancho chili powder
2 Tbsp honey
2 canned chipotle peppers with 2 Tbsp of the adobo sauce
1 Tbsp lime juice
1 onion, roughly cut
3 cloves of garlic
2 canned chipotle peppers with 2 Tbsp of the adobo sauce
1 Tbsp lime juice

Step 2: SAUCE

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Puree coffee, salt, ancho powder, honey, peppers, lime juice, onion and garlic in the blender. Set aside.

Step 3: RIBS 1

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Pat ribs dry, then season with salt and pepper

Step 4: RIBS 2

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Preheat olive oil in skillet, then brown ribs a few at a time, placing them close together in a roasting pan.

Step 5: RIBS 3

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Once the ribs are browned, take the skillet off the heat (to avoid splatters), then pour the sauce in the pan. Bring to a simmer, stirring to deglaze and get all drippings from the pan.
Pour the sauce over the ribs.

Step 6: RIBS 4

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Cover with tin foil, then bake at 300 degrees for 3 1/2 hours
Remove the ribs, skim off the fat, then serve the sauce on the side.
Hope you don't mind if I only try the sauce part (being vegan I don't think short ribs would be on my menu). I think the sauce sounds wonderful and I am always looking for new and exciting tasting sauces. I'll admit sometimes vegan foods can be just a bit bland.
Definitely let you know, not sure what I will put it on, but I will be making it! Only changing honey to agave, but hope that doesn't destroy the integrity of it all.
helen41 (author)  barefootbohemian3 years ago
I think it really is about the sauce anyway. I think it tastes great on rice. I hope you enjoy it
sburwell13 years ago
look's yummy
helen41 (author) 3 years ago
I use regular, brewed coffee, but I do make it strong
This coffee you speak of, is it espresso strength or regular strength?
scoochmaroo3 years ago
Yum! Definitely going to try this.
Katy113 years ago
This is our family favorite. It tastes wonderful!