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Ginger Beer Braised Beef Ribs with Mushrooms

A delicious short rib treat, thanks to @niushacooks on Instagram.

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)


2 Pound short ribs, english cut
6 Garlic cloves, crushed
2 Shallots, chopped
3tbsp Tomato purée
1/4cup Dark soy sauce
1 375ml Ginger Beer (Bundaberg ginger beer)
1tsp Black pepper
1tsp Shilli powder
1tsp Paprika
2tsp Chinese 5 spice
1tbsp Thyme
2tbsp Olive oil
1/2tsp Salt
125g Shiitake mushrooms

Let's Cook

  • Combine

    Step 1

    Heat the oil in an oven-safe saucepan, and brown the ribs over a medium heat, about 1 minute per side. Take out the ribs and set aside.

  • Combine

    Step 2

    Add shallot and garlic to the saucepan and cook for about 2 minutes. Add Chinese 5 spice, soy sauce, chilli powder, tomato purée, thyme & salt. Cook for about 4 minutes, then pour the ginger beer over and stir it well. Add the ribs and bring it to a boil.

  • Combine

    Step 3

    Transfer it to a preheated (150C fan) oven and roast it, covered, for 4 hours, or until the beef is tender and falls apart. Once it’s done, uncover the dish and add mushrooms. Roast it for a further 30 minutes.

  • Combine

    Step 4

    Remove from the oven and leave it to cool for about 10 minutes.

  • Combine

    Step 5

    Serve with steamed rice or vegetables.