Bite-Sized Sweet and Spicy Beef Ribs
Ingredients icon 10 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 6 to 8 servings
Time icon 2-1/2 to 2-3/4 hours


  • 1-1/2 to 2 pounds beef Country-Style Ribs, cut into 2 inch pieces

  • 1 cup mirin

  • 1/2 cup sweet chili garlic sauce

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/4 cup agave nectar or honey

  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 1 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • Minced fresh chives (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Combine mirin, water, sweet chili garlic sauce, agave nectar, brown sugar and ginger in stockpot over medium heat stirring occasionally until sugar dissolves. Place beef ribs in stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly. Continue cooking in 325°F oven 1-3/4 to 2 hours or until beef is fork-tender.

  2. Remove beef; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and cook 12 to 15 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half. Stir in lime juice and soy sauce. Return beef to cooking liquid; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

  3. Sprinkle beef with chives, if desired. Serve with remaining sauce for dipping, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 127 Calories; 45 kcal Calories from fat; 5 g Total Fat; 2 g Saturated Fat; 0 g Monounsaturated Fat; 43 mg Cholesterol; 134 mg Sodium; 7 g Total Carbohydrate; 0 g Dietary Fiber; 13 g Protein; 1.4 mg Iron; 1.5 mg Niacin; 0.1 mg Vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg Vitamin B12; 4.6 mg Zinc; 14.2 mcg Selenium; 42 mg Choline;

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