Asian Short Ribs and smoked mash potatoes

( from the duo beef of the show)



2 lb. of beef short rib
1 10 oz jar Hoisin sauce
4 tbsp Chinese 5 spice
1 tbsp cinnamon
cup Rice wine vinegar
cup Brown sugar
3 tbsp granulated sugar
3 cups Water
1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped
Kosher salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
3 tbsp Grape seed oil
3 tbsp Blended oil
Bag of smoke chips
3 Quart of cream
3 lb butter
1 bunch Asparagus
Zest of 1 orange
1 bag walnuts halves
3 tbsp fresh Ginger, coarse chopped
3 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves
3 tbps fresh Parsley leaves
4 sprigs fresh Thyme
1 cup white wine
9 lb. Yukon potatoes 


For the Short Ribs
Preheat oven to 300.
In a small saucepot combine place the Hoisin sauce, brown sugar, rice wine vinegar, water, salt, pepper, ginger, and the vanilla bean and bring to a boil.
Season the short ribs with salt and pepper and sear. Place in the saucepan with the Asian braising liquid, cover lid and braise in oven until fork tender, approximately 2 to 3 hour till tender.  then strain the sauce a fine strainer.

For the smoked Mashed potatoes


1. peeled potatoes and place potatoes in a large pot , cook  till tender.

2. burn the smoke chips and place the potatoes over it the smoke is desired taste.

3. Place potatoes in a bowl and add cream and butter. Then mix and service.


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