bite-sized sweet & spicy beef ribs
Impress your party guests with these sweet and spicy bite sized beef ribs. Using Country-Style Ribs, chili garlic sauce and brown sugar, this recipe will be a big hit!
- 2 pounds Beef Country-Style Ribs, cut into 2 inch pieces
- 1 cup mirin
- 1/2 cups sweet chili garlic sauce
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup agave nectar or honey
- 1/4 cup light brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
- 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
- 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
- Preheat oven to 325°F. Combine mirin, water, sweet chili garlic sauce, agave nectar, brown sugar and ginger in stockpot over medium heat stirring occasionally until sugar dissolves. Place beef ribs in stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly. Continue cooking in 325°F oven 1-3/4 to 2 hours or until beef is fork-tender.
- Remove beef; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and cook 12 to 15 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half. Stir in lime juice and soy sauce. Return beef to cooking liquid; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
- Sprinkle beef with chives, if desired. Serve with remaining sauce for dipping, if desired.
Test Kitchen Tips: Beef ribs can be served on 6-inch wooden skewers or with wooden toothpicks.
Nutrition information per serving, 1/6 of recipe: 170 calories; 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat); 57 mg cholesterol; 179 mg sodium; 9 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber; 18 g protein; 2.1 mg niacin; 0.1 mg vitamin B6; 2.0 mcg vitamin B12; 1.9 mg iron; 18.9 mcg selenium; 6.1 mg zinc; 56.0 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of niacin, iron and choline.
Nutrition information per serving, 1/8 of recipe: 127 calories; 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat); 43 mg cholesterol; 134 mg sodium; 7 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber; 13 g protein; 1.5 mg niacin; 0.1 mg vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg vitamin B12; 1.4 mg iron; 14.2 mcg selenium; 4.6 mg zinc; 42.0 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc.