Short ribs make any meal an Occasion with a capital “O” – they’re the birthday cake of meat. Tender meat that melts off the bone marinated with our Florida Grapefruit rub pairs perfectly with a green salad, or an extra serving of ribs.
- 900 g braising beef short ribs
- 200 g dark brown sugar
- 1 tbsp. smoked paprika
- 2 tsp. ground ginger
- ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
- ½ tsp. ground coriander seed
- 2 tsp. garlic powder
- 2 tsp. ground black pepper
- Pinch of salt
- ½ zest of 1 Florida Grapefruit
- ½ the juice of 1 Florida Grapefruit
- 125 ml water
Pre-heat oven to 165° C. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, stir together brown sugar, paprika, ginger, cayenne pepper, coriander, garlic, black pepper, salt and zest.
Generously coat ribs in sugar rub and transfer to a 23 x 33 cm roasting pan.Pour remaining sugar over top of ribs and pat down creating a thick layer.Stir water and grapefruit juice together and pour into the bottom of the roasting pan.
Cover pan with foil and cook for 1½ hrs. Remove foil and continue to roast for another hour.Remove from liquid and serve.