What started out Asian inspired took an Hawaiian twist with a brown sugar and cinnamon grilled pineapple.
This dish is light, and not heavy at all. Adding granny smith apples and soy sauce changed a simple coleslaw to Asian with just a few ingredients.
Short Ribs w/ Ginger Soy Marinade & Asian Apple Slaw
For the Short Ribs
4 lbs Beef Short Ribs
1/3 cup grape seed oil or light olive oil
3 Tbsp light brown sugar
2 1/2 Tbsp reduce sodium soy sauce
1 tsp Sesame Oil
2 minced garlic cloves
1″ Fresh Ginger – coarsely grated or optional Substitute 1 tsp ground ginger
For the Asian Apple Slaw
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tsp reduced sodium soy sauce
2 tsp white sugar
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1/2 tbsp fresh ginger grated or 1/2 teaspoon powder ginger
2 green onions chopped
1 Whole granny smith apple Julienne
1/4 cup grated carrots or 1/2 cup carrot Julienne
1/2 cup shredded red cabbage
2 cups shredded green cabbage
Mix first five ingredients in a small bowl, refrigerate Chop remaining ingredients and place into large bowl, add dressing, refrigerate at least 30 minutes before serving.
For the ribs
Rinse and pat dry short ribs.
Combine all marinade ingredients together except soy sauce last and stir until brown sugar has dissolve. The oil will separate slightly. Don’t worry, everything will emulsify when you add the soy sauce.
Lay ribs in a flat container or ziplock bag, add marinade and toss carefully to coat ribs. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
Heat grill to high then drop to med-high heat on lower rack. give a good sear on each side 3-5 minutes. Once you have a good sear take ribs and keep warm on top rack, while grilling more short ribs.
Short ribs can also be served with steamed white rice, and/or grilled pineapple .
Optional; Grilled Pineapple
To make grilled pineapple. Cut a whole pineapple into rounds or spears and place into large bowl. In another bowl mix 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon. coat pineapple and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Clean off grille after your done with the short ribs. Make sure to clean grill of any fat residue. Place pineapple on lower rack turn over every five minutes or so until caramelized to your preference.