4th & Swift's BBQ Beef Short Ribs Recipe

4th & Swift's BBQ Beef Short Ribs Recipe
Staff Writer

The Atlanta restaurant 4th & Swift's take on the traditional Southern dish spices things up with the addition of chiles and cumin, providing a savory and hot dish that's perfect for entertaining. 

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6
Servings
1733
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the harissa sauce

  • onions, chopped
  • 1  Cup  salt
  • 2  Ounces  dried arbol chiles
  • 2  Ounces  dried pasilla chiles
  • 3  Tablespoons  ground cumin
  • 3  Tablespoons  ground coriander
  • star anise, ground
  • cloves
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  cardamom
  • 1  Cup  lemon juice
  • 4  Cups  blended olive oil

For the ribs

  • 6  Pounds  beef short ribs, or three pounds boneless beef short ribs
  • Salt and cracked black pepper, to taste
  • Oil, as needed

Directions

For the harissa sauce

In a large bowl, toss the onions with the salt. Place the salted onions in a strainer and drain overnight. 

Re-hydrate the arbol and pasilla chiles in simmering water until soft. Remove from water and pat dry. 

Mix all of the ingredients except for the oil in a food processor. Once combined, slowly add oil as if you were preparing a vinaigrette.

For the ribs

Heat the grill to about 325 degrees or medium-low heat. 

Season the ribs with salt, pepper, and oil. Grill the ribs until the internal temperature reaches 155 degrees, about 10-12 minutes per side. 

Lightly brush the harissa sauce on all sides of the ribs. Turn off grill and let ribs sit for 20 minutes on grill, with the top closed.Heat the grill to about 325 degrees or medium-low heat.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
101g
100%
Sugar
12g
13%
Saturated Fat
39g
100%
Cholesterol
365mg
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
113g
87%
Protein
97g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
238µg
34%
Vitamin B-12
14µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
20mg
27%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
7µg
8%
Calcium, Ca
210mg
21%
Choline, total
278mg
65%
Fiber, total dietary
9g
36%
Folate, total
61µg
15%
Iron, Fe
12mg
67%
Magnesium, Mg
154mg
48%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
21mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
886mg
100%
Riboflavin
2mg
100%
Selenium, Se
87µg
100%
Sodium, Na
1756mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
370g
14%
Zinc, Zn
35mg
100%

BBQ Shopping Tip

To add lots of flavor without a whole lot of fuss, try purchasing some steak seasoning.

BBQ Cooking Tip

If you're cooking something that's been marinated, make sure to pat the item dry before it hits the grill. Any sugar in the marinade will burn.

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