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Pineapple Chipotle Short Rib Sliders

Pineapple Chipotle Short Rib Sliders

These Pineapple Chipotle Short Rib Sliders are sweet, spicy, and tangy - the ultimate football food for game day parties!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Beef
Servings 6 -8 servings


  • 1 small pineapple cleaned
  • 2 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 2 lbs boneless beef short ribs
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 7- oz can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 cup beef stock or chicken stock
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 slider buns
  • Slaw
  • 4 cups cabbage thinly sliced
  • ½ cup cilantro chopped
  • juice of 1 lime
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • salt to taste
  • additional lime and cilantro for servings


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Puree pineapple in food processor or blender until smooth. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in large dutch oven over medium high heat. Brown short ribs, about 2 minutes on each side. Remove from pot and set aside.
  • Add remaining oil to dutch oven and cook chopped onion until soft, about 5 minutes. Add pureed pineapple, pineapple juice, chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, stock, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, return short ribs to dutch oven. Cover and place in oven for 2 - 2 ½ hours, or until short ribs are fork tender.
  • Remove from oven and shred.
  • Serve in slider buns topped with slaw.


  • To make the slaw, combine cabbage, cilantro, lime juice, mayonnaise, and salt in a medium size bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.
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