Short Rib Rendang

4
Servings
20m
Prep Time
3h
Cook Time
3h 20m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 4 servings
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  • FOR SPICE PASTE

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (769.4 g)
  • Calories 982.2
  • Total Fat - 52.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 20 g
  • Cholesterol - 162.8 mg
  • Sodium - 935.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 78.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 14 g
  • Sugars - 11 g
  • Protein - 59.5 g
  • Calcium - 317.6 mg
  • Iron - 9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 181.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step 1

Whizz the paste ingredients in a blender to make a smooth paste.

Step 2

Heat a frying pan until very hot.

Step 3

Season the ribs well with salt and pepper, then sear them until well browned; you may have to do tis in batches.

Step 4

In a deep casserole dish with a lid, cook the blended spice paste in the olive oil until gragrant and then add the star anise and cinnamon and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, then add the browned ribs.

Step 5

Pour in the coconut milk and then cover the ribs with water; then cover with a lid and simmer gently for 2 1/2 to 3 hours; the meat should fall away from the bone easily.

Step 6

Cool the ribs in the cooking liquor and once well cooled, cut the meat away from the bone, trim off any excess fat and cut the meat into bite sized chunks.

Step 7

Skim the sauce of any excess fate and remove the aromatics.

Step 8

To serve, simmer the sauce until thickened enough to coat the meat and then add the meat to the sauce and simmer for a few minutes until heated through ad serve topped with coriander, red chilli and crispy onions.

Tips & Variations


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