Sweet and Sour Shortribs
posted by BarbCA 03-30-99 5:17 AM
Sweet and Sour Short Ribs
(crockpot, conventional and pressure cooker)
2-1/2 to 3 lbs. short ribs
Salt, pepper flour and lard or other fat
1 cup diced onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1-1/2 cups water
1 small bay leaf
3 Tablespoons brown sugar
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 teaspoon beef base
Trim short ribs and roll in flour with salt and pepper.
Brown all over in hot fat. Put into crockpot or Dutch oven. Cook onion and garlic in a little of the remaining fat until softened. Add to crockpot. Mix remaining ingredients with 1 teaspoon beef base or salt and pour over meat.
Remove meat to a dish and keep warm. Skim off fat and thicken sauce if needed with a couple of spoonsful of Instant Flour. Correct seasoning. Pour sauce over meat.
Cook in crockpot for 10-12 hours.
In Dutch Oven for 3 hours.
In Pressure cooker for 1 hour (reduce water to 1 cup)
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