Recipe: Slow Cook Beef Short Ribs


  • 1-2kg Grass Fed Beef Ribs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1-2 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 1-23 cups pearl onions


  • Put flour, paprika, chilli powder, salt and pepper in a bag then add the ribs and shake to coat.
  • Heat frypan on medium, add oil and sear ribs on all sides then transfer to slow cooker.
  • Add the beef broth and apple juice to the frypan and bring to a simmer whilst continuously stirring.
  • Pour sauce over ribs in slow cooker and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
  • Add the pearl onions when 2 hours cooking time remains.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes.
About Alison Clinch
Alison Clinch has 20 years marketing experience gained in small and medium size business. She is especially passionate about supporting local communities, communications, and brand management. In her role with The Free Range Butcher Alison is responsible for the company’s branding, promotion, advertising and website. Her experience in the kitchen and passion for good food also brings refreshing new ideas for our recipe suggestions. Initially working alongside her husband Ben at the farmers markets, Alison is more ‘behind the scenes’ now, and keeping busy with two young apprentices’ / kids, Tom and Georgia.

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