Broughton Common Restaurant and Bar makes Short Ribs & Collard Greens

Broughton Common Restaurant & Bar Cooking Demo

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Corporate Executive Chef Justin Grizzard demonstrated how to make short ribs and collard greens from the Broughton Common Restaurant and Bar. This twist on a Southern classic achieves a balance between savory and sweet, and it doesn’t hold back on cheese.

Cocoa and coffee shortrib


  • 2 packs chuck flat shortrib (bone in or bone out)
  • 3 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp. ancho chili powder
  • 3 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 3 tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 tbsp. cayenne powder
  • 1 tbsp. nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. coarse black pepper
  • 1 quart black coffee
  • 2 oz. whiskey


  1. Mix all dry ingredients together and rub the shortrib on all sides.
  2. Sear in large pan on medium high heat until nice and brown on both sides.
  3. Transfer to baking dish and pour coffee and whiskey on top. Braise for 3 hours and thirty minutes at 350 degrees.
  4. Remove from oven and cut into 2 to 3 oz. portions

Creamed Collards


  • 1/2 cup sliced country ham
  • 1/2 cup julienne cut bacon
  • 1/2 yellow onion (half mooned)
  • 6 garlic cloves (sliced)
  • 2 lbs. collard greens (trimmed and cut)
  • 2 oz. Valentina hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp coarse black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 pound cream cheese
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shaved parmesan


  1. In a large pot, render bacon and ham with 2 ounces of cooking oil until brown.
  2. Add yellow onions and sweat.
  3. Add garlic and continue to sweat.
  4. Add salt and pepper to toast. Add sugar and caramelize.
  5. Add collards and stir. Pour in water, vinegar and hot sauce. Reduce heat to low and cook covered for one hour or until collards are tender.
  6. In a blender or food processor, mix cream cheese and heavy cream together until smooth.
  7. On medium heat, add cream to collards and stir until incorporated,
  8. Add parmesan and mix.
  9. Add Cheddar and Mix.
  10. Serve with cornbread and enjoy!

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