Malcom Reed’s Brown Sugar Chipotle Short Ribs


3lbs Flanken Cut Beef Short Ribs (cross-cut)

½ Cup Brown Sugar

3 Tablespoons Salt

2 Tablespoons Black Pepper

1 Tablespoon Smoked Paprika

1 teaspoon Granulated Garlic

1 teaspoon Spanish Paprika

1 teaspoon Mustard Powder

½ teaspoon Chipotle Pepper

½ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper


  1. Combine dry ingredients in a small bowl, stir, and pour into a shaker or seasoning dredge.
  2. Apply generous coat of dry rub mixture to all sides of Flanken cut Short Ribs and pat gently.
  3. Prepare grill for direct grilling at 350-400 degrees using Royal Oak Lump charcoal and pecan wood chunks for smoke flavor.
  4. Arrange short rib pieces on cooking grate and cook for 35-40 minutes turning often. Short Rib pieces should be well browned on all sides. Cook until the outside is caramelized moving around the cooking surface as needed. Enjoy!

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