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Short Rib Chili with Buttermilk Onions

This recipe appears in One-Pot Meals from our Fall 2023 issue.

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Ingredients
    Chili
  • 2 pounds boneless short rib cubes
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 1 can chipotles
  • 4 cups canned tomatoes, broken up
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 4 tablespoons Ancho Chili powder
  • Salt
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • Buttermilk Onions
  • 1 onion, sliced into thin rings
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups seasoned flour ((salt and pepper, or go crazy and add Old Bay or other seasoning blends))
Instructions
  1. Make the chili

    Heat oil in a pot and brown the meat. Add onions and garlic. Cook for 3-5 minutes, add remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 hour or until beef is tender. 

  2. Make the onions

    Soak onions in buttermilk for 15 minutes, then dredge in flour. Deep fry at 350 for 2-3 minutes until golden brown.  

  3. Serve

    Adjust the chili’s seasoning before serving and top with buttermilk onions. 

Chef Jon Davies
Executive Chef