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Slow-Roasted Short Rib Recipe

It’s guaranteed to make you ask yourself the question, “Why did I ever braise?”

by Michael Solomonov
Dec 19 2014, 4:19pm

"This recipe is truly a Hanukkah miracle."

Servings: 4
Prep time: 54 hours
Total time: 54 hours


for the spice blend:
2 tablespoons turmeric
2 tablespoons black pepper
2 tablespoons cumin
2 tablespoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons fenugreek
2 tablespoons ground ancho chili

for the short rib:
1 short rib plate
2 tablespoons kosher salt
spice blend (see above)


1. For the spice blend, combine all spices in equal parts.

2. To prepare and season the short ribs, heavily season ribs with kosher salt and spice blend all over. Allow to cure for 2 days, uncovered, in fridge.

3. When ready to cook, place short ribs in a roasting pan uncovered. Roast in a 250-degree Fahrenheit oven for six hours.

From MUNCHIES Hanukkah Spectacular: How To Make Slow-Roasted Short Rib with Michael Solomonov