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Mom's Polynesian Short Ribs

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“My mom made these while I was growing up, and I always asked for them for my birthday supper. I also asked her to make them for my husband's and my wedding engagement party a few years ago.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove meat from bones.
  2. Cut into cubes.
  3. Slowly heat oil in large, heavy skillet.
  4. In it brown meat, turning on all sides about 5 minutes in all.
  5. Remove meat and set aside.
  6. In same skillet, sauté onion, celery and pepper 5 minutes or until tender.
  7. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup liquid.
  8. Stir pineapple into vegetables, along with meat, the 1/2 cup cooking liquid, and rest of ingredients, except 1/4 cup pineapple liquid and cornstarch.
  9. Cook covered, 5 minutes.
  10. In small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining 1/4 cup pineapple liquid, stirring until smooth.
  11. Pour into skillet.
  12. Bring to boiling, stirring.
  13. Mixture will be thickened and translucent.
  14. Serve with hot, cooked rice.

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