I love the way the sweet heat of the apple puree compliments the hearty richness of the tender beef in this recipe. It's also easy to prepare but is special enough to leave a lasting impression.
For the short-ribs:1.
Sear short ribs in a hot sauté pan with canola oil until dark brown on all sides. Combine all in 6-quart Instant Pot. Pressure cook for 90 minutes.2.
Transfer meat to serving plate and cover with aluminum foil. Press sauté button and reduce liquid until syrupy.3.
Strain sauce over the meat and serve.
For the apple purée:
In a large sauté pan, heat butter until foamy. Add remaining ingredients and cook, stirring, until apples begin to soften.
Transfer to a blender and purée until smooth.
Spoon apple puree onto the center of a dinner plate. Arrange short rib on top. In a small bowl, toss apple slices, jalapeño and lime juice together and season with salt. Arrange on top of each rib and serve.