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a bowl of slow cooker short ribs

Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Short Ribs are deliciously fall-off-the-bone tender and take less than 5 mins of prep work.
Course Main
Cuisine American, Western
Keyword asian short ribs, korean beef short ribs, slow cooker beef ribs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 465kcal


  • 4 tbsp beef stock
  • 2 tbsp tamari soy sauce or regular soy sauce if not gluten-free
  • 1.5 tbsp broad bean paste
  • 1 tbsp soft dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 3 lb (1.35kg) beef short ribs cut into thirds
  • Garnishes - eg toasted sesame seeds chopped chives, chilli flakes etc.


  • Mix together the beef stock, soy sauce, broad bean paste, brown sugar, sesame oil, garlic and ginger and set aside.
  • Add the beef ribs into the slow cooker insert and pour the Asian sauce over the ribs.
  • Cover the slow cooker and cook on high for 3-4 hr or 7-8 on low.
  • Serve with garnishes to your taste.


Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 146mg | Sodium: 694mg | Potassium: 947mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 5.7mg