Chili Rubbed Baby Back Ribs W/ Dark Roast Coffee Barbecue Sauce

Total Time
30 mins
1 hr 30 mins

Coffee inspired barbecue rib rub.

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  1. For the rub:.
  2. Whisk rub ingredients together in small bowl.
  3. Rub spice mixture all over ribs.
  4. Gently boil beer in medium saucepan until reduced to about 1 cup.
  5. Place ribs in roasting pan or thick foil for grill. Pour beer around ribs. Cover ribs with foil and set aside.
  6. Preheat oven to 400F or preheat gas grill to approximately 350-400°F
  7. Once heated, roast ribs for about 1.5 hours. If using outdoor gas grill try adding some alder or cherry wood chips (if not for anything other than a neighbor jealousy-inducing aroma).
  8. For the BBQ sauce:.
  9. Combine ingredients in medium saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  10. Brush ribs with sauce. Grill ribs over medium heat, about 5 minutes per side. Save some sauce for slathering and dipping.
  11. Serve with polenta.