Braised Bourbon and Roasted Garlic Short Ribs

Don’t let the cook time fool you.  A little effort yields a ton of taste in this recipe.  I served this over roasted garlic mashed potatoes and it was a huge hit with my husband. 


Braised Bourbon and Roasted Garlic Short Ribs

Fall of the bone tender short ribs bathed in rich, deep, sticky, garlicky bourbon perfection
Prep Time: 6 hours
Cook Time: 3 hours 15 minutes
Total Time: 9 hours 15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bourbon, Jack Daniels, seven barrels, short ribs, Stonewall Kitchen
Servings: 4
Calories: 550kcal



  • Generously salt the short ribs and place in a storage container for at least 6 hours.
  • Remove ribs from fridge and pat dry with a paper towel
  • Season with salt and black pepper if desired
  • Preheat oven to 275°
  • Heat vegetable oil in pan and sear ribs on all sides in batches until a nice crust develops on the ribs (about 7 minutes per batch)
  • Once ribs are seared well, set aside on a plate
  • Add beef broth, roasted garlic, 1 tbsp of bourbon vinegar, and the Maple Bacon and Onion jam to pan. Reduce heat to low and stir until well blended. (about 5 minutes
  • Turn off heat complete and stir in the bourbon. Add dried thyme and rosemary
  • Return ribs to the pan.
  • Cover and put in oven to cook at 275° for 3 to 3/12 hours
  • Carefully return pan to the stove top. Remove ribs and set aside on a plate.
  • Over medium heat, add 2 tbsp of bourbon vinegar and black pepper to taste. Add up to 2 more tablespoons of the maple, bacon and onion jam.
  • Boil down until reduced. The mixture will be very thick and syrupy.
  • Return the ribs to the pan and coat in the bourbon mixture.
  • Serve immediately


Calories: 550kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 508mg | Potassium: 1005mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 54IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 7mg
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