Argentinean-Style Grilled Short Ribs With Chimichurri Recipe

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.

Recipe Details

Argentinean-Style Grilled Short Ribs With Chimichurri Recipe

Active 15 mins
Total 30 mins
Serves 4 to 5 servings


  • 4 pounds flanken-style short ribs (see note)

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 recipe chimichurri


  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. 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. Serve immediately with chimichurri.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
826 Calories
71g Fat
2g Carbs
47g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 5
Amount per serving
Calories 826
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 71g 91%
Saturated Fat 24g 118%
Cholesterol 201mg 67%
Sodium 886mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 47g
Vitamin C 14mg 71%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 7mg 41%
Potassium 797mg 17%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)