Slow Cooker Short Ribs

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Combine juicy mango and a classic barbecue sauce for an unexpected tangy addition to melt-in-your-mouth slow cooked Beef Short Ribs.

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  • 2 pounds beef Short Ribs Boneless, cut 2 x 2 x 4-inch pieces
  • 1-1/2 cups diced fresh or drained jarred mango
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 cup hickory-flavored barbecue sauce


  1. Place beef short ribs, mango, onion and ginger in 3-1/2 to 5-1/2-quart slow cooker. Add barbecue sauce. Cover and cook on HIGH 5 to 6 hours or LOW 7-1/2 to 8-1/2 hours or until beef is fork-tender. (No stirring is necessary during cooking.)
  2. Remove short ribs, season with salt and pepper, as desired. Skim fat from cooking liquid; serve over short ribs.


  1. This recipe can be made in a 6-quart electric pressure cooker. Place beef short ribs and onion in pressure cooker; add 1/2 cup beef broth. Close and lock pressure cooker lid. Use beef, stew or high-pressure setting on pressure cooker; program 60 minutes on pressure cooker timer. Meanwhile, combine 1-1/2 cups mango, ginger and barbecue sauce in medium saucepan. Simmer 20 to 30 minutes until desired thickness is reached. Use quick-release feature to release pressure; carefully remove lid. Continue as directed in Step 2. Serve ribs with prepared sauce. (This recipe variation was tested in an electric pressure cooker at high altitude. Cooking at an altitude of less than 3000 feet may require slightly less cooking time. Refer to the manufacturer’s instructions.)

Nutrition information per serving: 390 Calories; 19g Total Fat; 8g Saturated Fat; 9g Monounsaturated Fat; 99mg Cholesterol; 704mg Sodium; 2g Total carbohydrate; 34g Protein; 3.8mg Iron; 3.8mg Niacin; 0.4mg Vitamin B6; 3.7mcg Vitamin B12; 8.3mg Zinc; 23.9mcg Selenium; 1.9g Fiber.

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1 Response

  1. Bonnie says:

    Love this receipie, great twist on. Barbecue ribs with the mango/ginger.

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