Wow! I thought that the barbecue ribs I used to make were the best anywhere. Not any more! The tenderness and barbecue taste of these barbecue short rib sandwiches with avocado beat any I’ve ever tasted.
BBQ Short Rib Sandwiches with Avocado
Topped with the crispy fried onions and the avocado, it is hard to describe the heavenly, mouth watering taste that leaves you wanting more.
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When I lived in Texas, we had our favorite barbecue restaurant that we soon became addicted to. They supplied each person with a plastic bib to wear while eating. Believe me, you soon found out how much you needed it.
We loved that place, but we don’t need it anymore. We can now satisfy our short rib sandwich craving at home. This recipe lives up to the best you’ll find anywhere.
The preparation time for this recipe is only about fifteen minutes. It does take quite a while for the cooking, which is about four and a half hours, but when you taste this finished entree, you will gladly admit that it is worth the time. It is so tender that the meat falls off the bones.
To shred the meat is so easy with two forks. It almost seems to shred itself.
During the summer, we often have company in the evenings. With teenagers in the house, their friends comes over two or three times a week. Of course, we need to feed them. It seems that their stomachs are never full. If I ask them what sounds good to eat, they all call out, at the same time, “your now famous barbecue rib sandwiches. And don’t forget the avocado.” Then, you can hear the laughter.
So, if you are planning a picnic, a fourth of July party or a teenage backyard bash, feed them these barbecue short rib sandwiches with avocado. They’ll be asking to eat with you as often as you have time to make this recipe. It’s a winner!!
MAKE IT A MEAL
Its already a meal (especially with all the meat I’m stuffing into these buns), but go the extra mile and top with Crispy Fried Red Onions: Thinly slice 2 red onions and toss them in a resealable plastic bag with ⅓ cup all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, ½ teaspoon black pepper, and 1 to 2 teaspoons cayenne powder, if desired.
Seal the bag and toss to coat. Heat 2 inches canola oil in a deep heavy pot to 360°F. Shake the excess flour off the onions and fry in batches until golden brown and crispy, 4 to 6 minutes. Remove the onions from the oil with a slotted spoon and drain them on paper towels.
Serve immediately. Also great as a topping for burgers, hot dogs, or grilled steak.