Braised Short Ribs with Black Bean Sauce (Chizhi Paigu)
This classic Chinese dish brings together rich, meaty beef accented by the nutty, fermented notes of black beans. The dish requires only a handful of ingredients—the key to success is how they are treated.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
While developing our version of chizhi paigu, we were aiming for supremely tender and succulent short ribs in a sauce with the deeply savory flavor of fermented black beans. We found that fermented black beans were too salty to use straight...