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Sesame, Ginger & Soy Slow Cooked Beef Ribs


  • 1kg beef short ribs
  • 2 large knobs ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
  • 1 long red chilli, deseeded, sliced
  • 10 shallots, peeled
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 750ml beef stock or water
  • 200ml Kikkoman Less Salt Soy Sauce
  • 100ml Chinese cooking wine
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil


  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • Steamed rice

Kikkoman sauce used in this recipe

Cook time
Prep time
2hrs 45mins

Sesame, Ginger & Soy Slow Cooked Beef Ribs


  1. Heat oil in an ovenproof baking dish. Add beef short ribs, season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 five minutes or until nicely browned. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Add shallots, chilli, ginger and garlic to the pan. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add star anise and cinnamon stick.
  3. Deglaze the pan with Chinese wine and then add the sugar. Cook for a further one minute.
  4. Pour in soy sauce and stock. Return ribs to the pan along with the kaffir lime leaves. Bring to the boil.
  5. Cover the pan with a lid and transfer to a preheated oven at 160C for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until meat falls off the bone.
  6. Serve with steamed rice and topped with toasted sesame seeds.
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