Our mouths are watering just thinking of these savory and deeply flavored Sichuan Short Ribs. The incredible notes of fresh ginger, garlic, Chinese 5 spice, soy sauce, and Zen of Slow Cooking's award-winning Sichuan spice blend come together for a flavor-packed meal the whole family will love. This dish also makes a great meal prep option you can enjoy again and again during the workweek as a go-to dinner option or your daily lunch. This low-effort recipe makes a complete meal from one pot and is best prepped in the morning and left to cook for nine to ten hours as you go about your day. It will be ready to enjoy in the evening! After your short ribs have been cooked to tender perfection, we love serving this recipe over a bed of steamed, white rice with sliced red chili, and chopped cucumber or cilantro for a touch of freshness.
Pro tip: If you prefer a thicker coating sauce, we recommend mixing two tablespoons of corn starch with two tablespoons of cold water and stirring them into the juices at the bottom of your cooker.
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