Broiled Short Ribs


Short ribs boiled, then broiled and basted with a molasses, mustard and ketchup sauce.

close up view of Broiled Short Ribs on a broiler
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins
8 servings


  • 4 pounds boneless beef short ribs

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • cup molasses

  • cup ketchup

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Trim fat from rib meat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Place in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Simmer for 2 hours. Drain.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the molasses, ketchup, lemon juice, dry mustard, chili powder and garlic powder. Mix thoroughly.

  3. Place the drained meat on a broiler rack. Brush molasses mixture over ribs. Broil on medium for 10 to 15 minutes, turning and basting with sauce often.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

361 Calories
19g Fat
16g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 361
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 287mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 602mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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