Tamarind Braised Short Ribs

Estofa de Costillas Cortas en Tamarindo


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Dos Caminos Mexican Street Food

Dos Caminos Mexican Street Food

By Ivy Stark

Published 2013

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Short ribs are another cut of beef that lends itself to long, slow braising to develop mouthwatering flavors as the meat fibers break down and become meltingly tender. I serve them at Dos Caminos with Elote de la Calle and tortillas for diners to make their own tacos.


  • 8 beef short ribs, about 6 to 8 pounds
  • 4 tablespoons kosher salt


  1. Heat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Season the short ribs generously with kosher salt. Lay them side by side in a large heavy roasting pan. Scatter the chiles de árbol, onion, carrot, and bay leaf on top of the meat.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together the vinegar, wine, brown