Will you be watching the biggest night in Hollywood tomorrow night? Will you be tuning in for red carpet coverage to pick your "Best Dressed" favorites?
The best way to enjoy the annual epic night of stars is with a festive recipe to accompany it.
The Florida Department of Citrus has orange juice-inspired recipes that correspond to whichever movie you may be hoping takes home the gold statue this year.
Beef Short Ribs with Florida Orange Texas-Style Barbeque Sauce
Recipe courtesy of Florida Department of Citrus
Florida Orange Texas-Style Barbeque Sauce:
- 1 cup Florida orange juice
- ¼ cup cider vinegar
- ¼ cup ketchup
- 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 3 tablespoons steak sauce
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 2 teaspoons ground black pepper .
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon orange zest
- 12 beef short ribs, whole ribs
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
For Florida Orange Texas-Style Barbeque Sauce: Combine all ingredients in medium saucepan; bring to simmer and remove from heat. Divide sauce in half: use ½ to baste ribs while cooking and reserve ½ to serve with ribs.
For Short Ribs: Prepare hot smoker to 250°F. Season short ribs with salt and pepper to taste. Smoke for 3 hours, basting with ½ prepared barbecue sauce until short ribs are fork tender. Discard any remaining basting sauce. Serve short ribs with reserved Florida Orange Texas-Style Barbecue Sauce on side.
Alternate Slow Cooker Method
Prepare Florida Orange Texas-Style Barbecue Sauce.
Place 2 sliced yellow onions in bottom of slow cooker. Season short ribs with salt and pepper; place on top of onions. Add ½ of prepared Florida Orange Texas-Style Barbeque Sauce; reserve remaining sauce. Add 2 cups Florida orange juice and 2 teaspoons liquid smoke. Cook on low for 3 hours, until short ribs are fork tender. Serve short ribs with reserved sauce on side.
Yield: 6 servings.
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