Grilled Beef Ribs
For parties or a family cookbook, grilled beef ribs are hands-down favorites. Whether doused in hot, sweet, or spicy sauces, these easy recipes include the best of short and back beef ribs.
This two-step cooking process ensures maximum tenderness and ultimate flavor. First, cook the short ribs in simmering water. Then, generously brush them with the zippy, chili-flavored sauce as they grill.
The slightly sweet grilling sauce gives a Texas twist to these back ribs. As is customary in the Lone Star State, most of the cooking is done before the sauce is slathered on. Be generous with the slathering, and be ready to serve more of the sauce on the side.
Habanero peppers and apricot preserves create a zesty sauce for these grilled beef short ribs.
Soy sauce and fresh ginger give these meaty ribs Pacific-rim flair. A cook who lives in Asia might smoke the ribs in a kamado, an egg-shape ceramic oven used for smoking in that part of the world for centuries.
You'll taste the beer in this marinade, so be sure to use a good-quality one. And watch out for the sauce--it's hot!
Perhaps due to the insatiable American sweet tooth, most mass-produced sauces are similar to the sweet ones served in Kansas City. Here you will find a recipe for a typical Kansas City-style sauce.
Smoke cooking turns ordinary beef ribs into a family feast. Green chile peppers, chili powder, and garlic add a punch to the sauce recipe.
Molasses, beer, and stone-ground mustard perk up ordinary bottled barbecue sauce for these grilled beef ribs. Serve with grilled vegetables for a complete summer dinner.