Chipotle Rubbed Beef Ribs
5 lbs. beef back ribs
4 C. beef stock
1 medium onion sliced thin
1 bottle dark beer
1 T. garlic, minced
1 t. thyme
1/2 t. Chipotle powder
3 t. salt
1/2 C. molasses
3 T. balsamic vinegar
2 T. Tabasco sauce
In a 5 quart Dutch oven combine beef broth, onions, beer, garlic and 1 t. salt.
Rub the ribs with the thyme and chipotle powder.
Add to the Dutch oven and bring to a simmer. Cover. Set the Dutch oven in a 350°F oven for about 1 1/2 hours.
Remove from oven and cool ribs in liquid. Remove ribs and reduce liquid to about a cup and reserve.
Mix together the reduced broth from the ribs, molasses, balsamic vinegar, Tabasco and remaining salt. Use as a sauce for the ribs.
A Fabulous recipe by Chef Jay McCarthy