Chipotle Braised Short Ribs (Slow Cooker)
Chipotle Braised Short Ribs (Slow Cooker)
This is one of the easiest and most delicious chipotle braised short ribs recipe I've tried. Give your meat a quick sear and then let your slow cooker work its magic!
Chipotle Braised Short Ribs (Slow Cooker)
Chipotle Braised Short Ribs (Slow Cooker)
This is one of the easiest and most delicious chipotle braised short ribs recipe I've tried. Give your meat a quick sear and then let your slow cooker work its magic!
Servings Prep Time
6-8people 5-6 minutes
Cook Time
8hours
Servings Prep Time
6-8people 5-6 minutes
Cook Time
8hours
Ingredients
  • 3pounds beef short ribs
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked pepperto taste
  • 3-4tablespoons grapeseed oilor olive oil
  • 1 can fire-roasted tomatoes14-15 ounces
  • 1can tomato sauce8 ounces
  • 1cup ale(you can also use beef or chicken broth)
  • 2-3 chipotles in adobominced (depending on your heat level)
  • 3tablespoons Maggi sauceor Worcestershire sauce
  • 3tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2sprigs fresh thyme
Instructions
  1. Season the beef short ribs with salt and pepper, to taste. Add 3 tablespoons of oil to a large skillet and preheat to medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Sear and brown the beef ribs on all sides.
  3. Transfer to the slow cooker after browning. Add all of the remaining ingredients in the order listed. Cook on low for 7-8 hours. Taste for salt halfway through cooking time. Serve over mashed potatoes.
Recipe Notes

Change the flavor profile on these tasty ribs by just substituting the 1 cup of broth with 1 cup of red wine. This will yield a rich and flavorful sauce tasty enough for any special dinner.