Short Beef Ribs with Pioneer BBQ Sauce
5 pounds beef short ribs
1 1/2 cups tomato puree
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 cup sherry
1 teaspoon dry mustard
3 jalapeno seeded and chopped
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
1/2 cup onion finely chopped
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1/4 cup honey
1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons water
Season beef short ribs with salt and pepper and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Pour
off any accumulated fat, set ribs aside to cool. Combine all ingredients except
the cornstarch and water in a saucepan and bring to boil. Dissolve cornstarch in
the water and stir into sauce. Cook and stir until mixture boils and is thick.
Cook for 2 minutes.
Place ribs on medium low heated grill and cook for about 20
minutes and then turning to cook 20 minutes on other side. Begin basting with
sauce and cook, basting frequently for 15 minutes each side.
For oven cooking: Dip cooled ribs into sauce and place in a
baking pan. Pour about 1 cup of the sauce over the ribs. Place in preheated 325
oven and bake 1 hour or until ribs are tender.