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Chipotle Rubbed Beef Ribs
A fabulous recipe by Chef Jay McCarthy

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 1-1/2 hours
Servings: Serves 6-8
5 lbs. beef back ribs
4 cups beef stock
1 medium onion, sliced thin
1 bottle dark beer
1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
1 tsp. thyme
1/2 tsp. Chipotle powder
3 tsp. salt
1/2 cup molasses
3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp. Tabasco sauce

In a 5 quart Dutch oven combine beef broth, onions, beer, garlic and 1 tsp. salt.
Rub the ribs with thyme and chipotle powder.
Add to Dutch oven and bring to a simmer. Cover. Set the Dutch oven in a 350F oven for about 1-1/2 hours.
Remove from oven and cool ribs in liquid. Remove ribs and reduce liquid to about a cup and reserve.
Mix together the reduced broth from ribs, molasses, balsamic vinegar, Tabasco and remaining salt. Use as a sauce for ribs.