Argentinean-Style Grilled Short Ribs With Chimichurri

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Argentinean-Style Grilled Short Ribs With Chimichurri

[Photographs: Joshua Bousel]

Note: Flanken-style short ribs are ribs cut cross-wise against the bone so that you end up with a few cross-sections of bone in each piece. Ask your butcher for this cut.

  • Yield:serves 4
  • Active time: 15 minutes
  • Total time:30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds flanken-style short ribs (see note above)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 recipe chimichurri

Directions

  1. 1.

    Light one chimney full of charcoal. When all the charcoal is lit and covered with gray ash, pour out and arrange the coals on one side of the charcoal grate. Set cooking grate in place, cover grill and allow to preheat for 5 minutes. Alternatively, set half the burners on a gas grill to the highest heat setting, cover, and preheat for 10 minutes. Clean and oil the grilling grate.

  2. 2.

    Season short ribs liberally with salt and pepper and place directly over coals. Cook, turning frequently, until charred on all sides and probe thermometer inserted into thickest part of steak register 125°F, 8 to 10 minutes total. Transfer to a cutting board, tent with foil, and let rest for 5 minutes.

  3. 3.

    Serve immediately with chimichurri.