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    Dad's Famous Barbecue Pork Ribs

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    3 hrs 30 mins

    30 mins

    3 hrs

    The Spice Guru's Note:

    Dad's barbecue pork spareribs with Dad's Famous Barbecue Sauce are mouthwatering good, barbecued or baked.

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    Serves: 8


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    • 5 lbs pork spareribs




    1. 1
      PREHEAT oven to 300°F.
    2. 2
      COMBINE the RUB ingredients in a small bowl.
    3. 3
      RUB mixture evenly over ribs (save any spare seasoning rub for another use).
    4. 4
      POUR one inch of apple juice (or water) into a roasting pan; WRAP ribs with foil and place into pan, foil-seam up; PLACE foil-wrapped ribs into roasting pan; BAKE between 2 1/4 - 2 1/2 hours (replenish liquid in pan as needed).
    5. 5
      MEANWHILE prepare Dad's Famous Barbecue Sauce: WHISK all of the SAUCE ingredients together in a medium saucepan: One 7 oz. jar Dynasty brand plum sauce, 6 tablespoons tomato paste, 1/4 cup Apipharm brand Thyme and Wild Flower honey, 1/4 cup A-1 steak sauce, 1/4 cup white vinegar, 2 tablespoons Frank's buffalo wing sauce, 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 1 tablespoon pineapple juice, 1 1/2 teaspoons mesquite liquid smoke flavoring, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, 1 teaspoon fresh orange juice, 1 teaspoon Lea & Perrin's Worcestershire sauce, 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt, 1/2 teaspoon onion salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard; SIMMER sauce over low heat for 30 minutes, whisking occasionally; REMOVE from heat.
    6. 6
      REMOVE baked ribs from oven and pour off the fat.
    7. 7
      BASTE all sides of ribs with the SAUCE (Funnel extra untouched sauce into a plastic squeeze bottle or Ball canning jar then store refrigerated and capped).
    8. 8
      BARBECUE/GRILLING METHOD: PREHEAT grill to medium heat; SET grate four inches above coals/heat source; BRUSH grill grate with vegetable oil; PLACE ribs on grill; BASTE ribs with sauce occasionally; TURN ribs as needed; REMOVE ribs from grill when the sauce caramelizes and edges are lightly charred, without overcooking (about 15 minutes, or just slightly longer).
    9. 9
      BAKING METHOD: Preheat oven temp to 450°F Bake ribs unwrapped, top side down, for 8-10 minutes. SLIDE oven rack out carefully using oven mitts; TURN ribs over carefully with tongs; BASTE the top again with sauce; BAKE for a remainder of 8-10 minutes or until the sauce caramelizes and edges are lightly charred, without overcooking; ALLOW ribs to cool 10 minutes before serving.
    10. 10
      SERVE and ENJOY!

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    Nutritional Facts for Dad's Famous Barbecue Pork Ribs

    Serving Size: 1 (354 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 901.0
    Calories from Fat 603
    Total Fat 67.0 g
    Saturated Fat 21.4 g
    Cholesterol 227.2 mg
    Sodium 1640.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 27.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    Sugars 18.4 g
    Protein 44.4 g

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