Beer Braised Spicy Beef Short Ribs


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Season each side of the short ribs generously with five spice, salt and pepper.
  • In a Dutch oven on high heat, on the stove, sear short ribs fat side down first to allow rendering. Do not move for at least 3-4 minutes.  Form a nice crust.
  • Drain off half of the rendered fat and discard.
  • Add garlic, cinnamon, chillies, cardamom, bay leaves, and sage. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add both the Coors Light and beef stock to the Dutch oven. Cover and cook for 1.5 hours.
  • After 1.5 hours take out of the oven and flip the beef.  Return to the oven for an additional 1.5 hours.
  • Let cool slightly before serving.

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Suggested Pairings: Easy drinking and refreshing beer styles would pair well with this dish. Or you could go full bodied and try a spiced beer to compliment the spicy short ribs.

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