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Braised Pork Ribs

Description: Tender pork ribs with BBQ sauce.
Yield: About 2 servings.


Qty Unit Ingredient
1 rack Pork ribs
Kosher Salt
5 Tbsp. Brown Sugar
3 Tbsp. Chili Powder
1 Tbsp. Garlic Powder
1 tsp. Ground Thyme
1 tsp. Ground Allspice
1/2 tsp. Cayenne Powder


  1. Rinse and dry ribs
  2. Place ribs on aluminum foil
  3. Sprinkle ribs with salt
  4. Combine other ingredients and coat ribs liberally
  5. Fold foil around ribs, leaving one end loose
  6. Place on baking sheet and refrigerate for at least 6 hours


Qty Unit Ingredient
1/2 c. Orange Juice
1/2 c. Water
2 Tbsp. Lime Juice


  1. Mix orange juice, water, and lime
  2. Open one end of foil and pour orange/lime mixture into foil pouch
  3. Bake for one hour at 350
  4. Reduce heat to 250 and bake for another two hours
  5. Remove from oven and drain orange juice mixture from ribs

BBQ Sauce

Qty Unit Ingredient
1/2 c. Ketchup
1/4 c. Apple Cider Vinegar
2 Tbsp. Brown Sugar
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
1 Tbsp. Honey
2 cloves Garlic (minced)
1 tsp. Onion Powder
1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt
1/4 tsp. Cayenne Powder
1/4 tsp. Mustard
1/4 tsp. Black Pepper


  1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly in a sauce pan over low heat


Qty Unit Ingredient
BBQ Sauce


  1. Separate ribs into serving portion sizes (half rack, quarter rack, whatever)
  2. Arrange ribs on foil on the baking sheet, meat side down
  3. Glaze ribs with BBQ sauce and place under broiler for one to three minutes
  4. Turn ribs meat side up, glaze and broil
  5. Glaze and broil the meat side two to three more times
  6. Serve (we keep baby wipes handy for finger clean-up)

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