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Plum Barbecue Short Ribs

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Plum Barbecue Short Ribs
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 5 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6
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Beef short ribs come out of the slow cooker tender and flavorful. Plum preserves add a sweet twist to the barbecue sauce.
Feb 3, 2015

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 lb beef short ribs
  • 1 large sweet onion (Bermuda, Maui or Spanish), cut in half, sliced
  • 1 bottle (12 oz) chili sauce
  • 3/4 cup plum preserves
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Steps

  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook ribs in oil (in batches if necessary) 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides.
  • 2
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place onion and ribs. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In 2-quart saucepan, cook remaining ingredients over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until sauce has thickened.
  • 4
    Drain excess liquid from slow cooker. Pour sauce over ribs. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 25 to 35 minutes longer or until hot.

Nutrition Information

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