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Chipotle BBQ Spare Ribs

Posted by Douglas Brown on Wed, Feb, 22, 2017 @ 14:02 PM


Great ribs are a thing of beauty and while making the perfect ribs is no quick task, we have the perfect recipe to ensure they will turn out delicious and flavorful!  Our Chipotle BBQ Spare Ribs are sure to please, especially with the added touch of our special Beyond BBQ Dry Rub.  Just be sure to plan ahead and prep the day before so you can give them plenty of time to marinate!

For the BBQ Sauce:
Ingredients:

2 T Oil
1/2 cup Yellow Onions
1 clove Garlic
1 each Poblano Pepper
1/2 each Jalapeno
4 slices Thick Cut Apple Smoked Bacon, chopped
1 cup Ripe Red Tomato
1 T Chipotle Pepper Puree
1 each Ancho Chili
1 cup Apple Juice
2 cups Chicken Stock
1/2 t Onion Powder
1/2 t Garlic Powder
1 T Smoked Paprika
1 T Honey
1 T Maple Syrup
1/4 cup Brown Sugar
1/2 Lime (juice)
2 t Salt

Instructions:
1. Roast the Poblano and Jalapeno on the grill

2. In a pan, heat the oil and sweat the onion and garlic
3. Add the bacon and render the fat
4. Add the roasted Pablano and Jalapeno with all of the remaining ingredients
5. Simmer for 2 hours slowly
6. Puree

For the Ribs:
Ingredients:

1 Rack of Spare Ribs
1 cup Apple Juice
1/4 cup Yellow Onion Minced
1 Clove Garlic Minced
1/2 Cup BBQ Dry Rub - Get our Recipe
1 Cup Chipotle BBQ Sauce

Instructions:
1. Place the ribs in a container and marinate overnight with apple juice, onion and garlic

2. Remove from marinade
3. Place the ribs on a large piece of foil
4. Rub the ribs generously with the dry rub
5. Pour 1/4 cup of the apple juice marinade over the ribs
6. Wrap the ribs in foil
7. Place on the grill or in the oven at 350 for 2 hours
8. Open the foil and brush with the BBQ sauce
9. Place back in the oven or on the grill for another 30 minutes
If you are using the grill, be sure to leave the foil under the ribs
10. Remove and let sit for 15 minutes

Enjoy!


 

Beyond BBQ Dry Rub

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, Jan, 19, 2017 @ 10:01 AM


The key to great BBQ is the seasoning.  Make all of your future meats and BBQ items even more delicious with our Beyond BBQ Dry Rub!  Just mix together the ingredients listed below and you have the perfect go-to dry rub for all of your future BBQ needs.  Simple and delicious! 


Ingredients:
3 T Brown Sugar
3 T Paprika
1 T Onion Powder
1 T Dry Thyme
2 T Kosher Salt
1 T Garlic Powder
1 t Ground Cumin
1/4 t Cayenne Pepper
1 T Oregano
1 T Chili Powder
1 t Dry Mustard
1 t Ground Black Pepper
1 T Dry Parsley

Instructions:
1. Combine all ingredients
2. Apply generously to any and all of your favorite meats and BBQ items

Enjoy!


 

Summer Mixed Grill

Posted by Douglas Brown on Wed, May, 25, 2016 @ 12:05 PM

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This is a great family style mixed grill platter perfect for the summer.  It's pretty easy to prepare and has something for everyone to enjoy.  
This recipe feeds 4 to 6 people.

Ingredients:
1 lb Baby Spinach
1 each Red Onion (sliced in 1/2 inch pieces)
1 cup Red Grape Tomatoes
1 each Medium Cucumber (sliced in half moons)
6 whole Corn on the Cob
6 each Hatch Chile Pepper
1 cup Baby Carrots (cut in 1/2)
1 lb 16/20 Shrimp
1/4 cup Butter (melted)
1 Lemon
1 lb Italian Sausage Links
1.5lb Flat Iron Steak
3 cloves Garlic (minced)
1 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
1 each Gala Apple (sliced)
1.5 Tbs Olive Oil
4 oz Balsamic Vinaigrette 

Instructions:
1. Marinate the steak in 1 tbs of the olive oil and 1/2 of the minced garlic
2. Place the shrimp in the melted butter with the remaining garlic and the juice from the lemon
3. Rub the remaining olive oil on the red onions and hatch chile peppers


START GRILLING
Instructions:
1. Place the Italian sausage links on the grill

(these will take about 20-25 minutes so get them started first for about 7 minutes)
2. Add the corn, hatch chiles, and the onions to the grill
3. Add the flat iron steak and cook until medium rare to medium
4. Remove the items from the grill as they are ready
5. Once everything is done, add the shrimp
(the shrimp will go quickly so let the steak and sausage rest a bit while these are cooking)
6. Peel the corn and cut in 1/2
7. Rough chop the red onion and the chile peppers
8. Slice the sausage and the steak


PLATE
Instructions:
1. On a large platter, place the spinach, tomatoes and carrots
2. Add the red onion, chiles, sliced apples, steak, sausage and shrimp on top
3. Place the corn around the platter
4. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette
5. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese

EAT & ENJOY!

Easy BBQ Braised Short Ribs - Recipes Beyond the Box

Posted by Douglas Brown on Fri, May, 09, 2014 @ 09:05 AM

Try these simple and easy BBQ Braised Short Ribs for an absolutely delicious dinner.  This recipe is very verastile and extremely easy to customize to your own tastes.  

For the Short Rib

8 each 4 oz pieces of Boneless Beef Short Rib
2 Tbs Oil 
Salt and Pepper
1 tsp Garlic Powder
1 tsp Onion Powder 
1/2 cup Carrot, rough cut into 1 inch pieces
1/2 cup Yellow Onion, rough cut into 1 inch pieces
1/2 cup Celery, rough cut into 1 inch pieces
2 Garlic Cloves, Whole
1/4 Cup White Wine
2 cups of your favorite BBQ sauce
4 cups Chicken Stock
10 Sprigs of Thyme
5 Sprigs Fresh Oregano 

 

  1. Season the short ribs on all sides with the salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder
  2. In a pan, heat the oil and sear the short ribs on all sides
  3. Remove the short ribs
  4. Add the onions, carrots, garlic and celery and saute for a few minutes
    *Be sure to scrape all of that meat from the pan (that's the flavor!)
  5. Deglaze with the white wine and scrape the pan
  6. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil
  7. Add the short ribs back into the liquid
  8. Cover with foil and place in the oven at 325 degrees for about 3 hours or until the ribs are fork tender
  9. Remove from oven and remove the ribs
  10. Place the sauce on the stove and gently simmer skimming the excess fat off of the top
  11. Feel free to add and adjust to your own taste:  
  12. At this point you can add citrus, jalapeno, brown sugar, honey or whatever your preference.  It is delicious as is.  
  13. Serve this over risotto or mashed potatoes 

 

 

 

 

BBQ Beef Brisket Meatballs

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, Feb, 07, 2013 @ 17:02 PM

Beyond the Box is proud to be one of the top Dallas caterers.  For a little change of pace, try this awesome recipe for BBQ meatballs from Beyond the Box Catering.  Want to try these meatballs but don't feel like cooking?  Have them catered to your home or office.  We deliver!

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BBQ Beef Brisket Meatballs

 

For the Meatballs:

  • 1 T Olive Oil
  • 4 oz Yellow Onion Chopped Finely
  • 1/2 oz Garlic Minced
  • 1.25 lbs Groung Beef
  • 1.25 lbs Ground Pork
  • 1/2 Cup BBQ Sauce
  • 1/2 lb Fine Bread Crumbs
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1.5 t Garlic Powder
  • 1.5 t Onion Powder
  • 1 T Kosher Salt
  • 1.5 t Black Pepper
  1. Heat the olive oil in a saute pan and sweat the onions and garlic
  2. In a bowl, mix the breadcrumbs with the salt, pepper and spices
  3. Combine all ingredients unitl mixed well
  4. Measure into 2 oz balls and roll tighly

For the Cooking Liquid

  • 2 Cups BBQ Sauce
  • 1 Cup Water
  1. Combine

To Cook

  1. Place the meatballs in a single layer in a shallow pan.
  2. Cover with the cooking liquid and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until completely cooked in the center

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