Recipe by Chef John
"This simple, braised beef short ribs recipe combines the best of our country's classic stews with the exotic spices we associate with the cuisine of Asia."
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beef short ribs
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
ground cayenne pepper, or to taste
red curry paste, or to taste
fish sauce, or to taste
green onions, chopped
basil leaves, fresh, chopped
This is a great generic curry recipe for the braise king: beef short ribs. In the heat of summer, I browned the ribs over charcoal, getting a good carmelization, losing some of the fat, and adding a subtle smokey flavor. Since the chef advises tasting and adjusting flavors, the rest of the recipe is right on target. Served with an aromatic basmati rice cooked with cardamom pods and whole cloves, this was a hit with my wife.
Lots of work but was very disappointing. Extremely bland even with 3x the spices.
This made a terrific Sunday dinner! One of those recipes that makes the whole house smell good while making. Also because there is no starch, you don't feel bogged down after eating. Definite keeper!
This was the first short rib recipe I ever tried, and it's still one of my favorites. I add carrots and potatoes to make it a cross between curry and beef stew. I also use curry powder, whisked into the veg oil in the recipe, instead of curry paste. This is a hit with the hubby.
Great way to use short ribs. Used diced tomatoes in place of the tomato paste. Enjoyed trying some new spices - star anise and garam masala. Wonderful Fall comfort food served with rice. Freezes well for future dinners.
Just tried this recipe, but used a slow cooker. Added at least 3 more tablespoons of red curry for more flavor. Removed the meat. Separated the fat from the liquid. Boiled the cauliflower in the liquid for 5 minutes. Then finished reducing the liquid and added a small amount of cornstarch to thicken. Delicious and flavorful.
This was REALLY good. My traditional Irish family really enjoyed it - even my husband who doesn't really like cauliflower. I followed recipe exactly. If you want a spicier dish I would suggest adding more red curry paste and/or cayenne pepper. I would definitely make this again.
Oh my goodness! This was crazy good, 10 stars good. I had about 3 lbs of boneless short ribs and used Vindaloo curry powder instead of the red curry paste and this was wonderful! The only thing I may do differently next time is double the amount of sauce. I also didn't think to review the video once again before making this dish and did not cover the Dutch oven when it went into the oven (the printed recipe did not specify this detail) and my cauliflower took 15 minutes on the stovetop instead of the 5 mentioned in the recipe. I almost skipped the star anise because it smelled like liquorice, but I am so glad I stuck with the recipe as written. This is definitely a keeper and will be made often in our home. Thank you so much for sharing!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Short Rib and Cauliflower Curry
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 885
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