Broiled Short Ribs

Broiled Short Ribs


"Short ribs boiled, then broiled and basted with a molasses, mustard and ketchup sauce."


2 h 25 m servings 361 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 361 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 18.5 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 31.3 g
  • 63%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 287 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Trim fat from rib meat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Place in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Simmer for 2 hours. Drain.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the molasses, ketchup, lemon juice, dry mustard, chili powder and garlic powder. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Place the drained meat on a broiler rack. Brush molasses mixture over ribs. Broil on medium for 10 to 15 minutes, turning and basting with sauce often.
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  1. 80 Ratings


I used just the cooking method with this recipe but used my own bbq sauce. I added some beef bouillon cubes and 2 tablespoons of vinegar to the water. After simmering for 2 hours, I drained and...

This is a very easy way to get tender ribs! The only thing I do differently ..instead of broiling them, I finish them on the grill! Delicious!

Outstanding after the greasy mess I had with trying to just broil beef ribs. As a suggestion you can add carrots and quarter large potatoes 30 minutes to the pot before the ribs are done. Also ...

Wow-yum! Great to find a recipe that cuts some of the fat and calories out of cooking with short ribs. I was afraid the consistency of ribs would be funky from boiling, but after broiling with s...

This was the most god awful recipe I have ever made. First, the bones all fell out after simmering for 2 hours resulting in little blobs of beef in a pot. I decided to go ahead with the recipe...

Melt in your mouth fabulous when I followed a previous reviewers suggestions: add beef bouilion and 2 tsp vinegar to boiling water and use your own sauce. When you do that and follow the instruc...

I made this recipe for my tailgate party. These are serious tailgaters who compete to see who does the best job. These ribs were a super hit! They are extremely easy to make and come out te...

I used stone ground mustard in place of powdered mustard. And, I boiled the short ribs for 4 hours in a slow cooker instead of the dutch oven... they turned out great! Very tender and lots of f...

I have used this particular recipe now on three occassions and find it absolutely delicious. I had an occassion to feed two very fussy eaters and they thoroughly enjoyed it . Thank you Donna.