instant pot braised short ribs
Tender, fall-off-the-bone beef short ribs glazed in a rich red wine sauce and served on top of cheesy stone ground yellow grits.
Braised Short Ribs with Cheese Grits
Prep the Seasonings
Seasonings include Fresh Thyme Leaves, Butter, Oregano, Black Pepper, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Ground Thyme, and Himalayan Salt.
Season the short ribs
Season the short ribs evenly with Himalayan salt and black pepper.
Sear the short ribs
Add 2 tbsp of cooking oil to the hot Instant Pot and sear the short ribs for 2 minutes each side. Remove from heat.
Make the sauce
Pour in Malbec red wine, beef stock, brown sugar, fresh thyme leaves, diced onions, and tomato paste. Stir for a few minutes until it comes to a light boil.
Pressure cook the short ribs
Place short ribs into the Instant Pot and top with remaining seasonings. Close the lid and cook for 45 minutes at Pressure Cook High then slow release for 15 minutes.
Cook grits and serve
Prepare grits anf fold in butter and cheddar cheese. Add cheesy grits to a bowl and top off with short ribs and red wine sauce.