Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins
This Michael Smith recipe is delicious, easy to assemble and very forgiving. I found myself low on brown sugar so substituted maple syrup to make up the difference. The ribs turned out great and the leftovers reheat very well.
- 2 racks pork baby back ribs
- 156 ml tomato paste
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1⁄4 cup Dijon mustard
- 1⁄2 cup cider vinegar
- 1⁄4 cup Worcestershire sauce
- 1⁄4 cup soy sauce
- 1⁄4 cup chili powder
- Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
- Put the ribs in a large roasting pan.
- Whisk together the tomato paste, orange juice, brown sugar, mustard, cider vinegar, worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, chili powder and salt.
- Pour over the ribs.
- Cover with foil and bake until the ribs are fork tender, about 2-1/2 hours.
Serves me right for trusting 1 review, who didn't even use the right ingredients. This recipe sucked, plain and simple. I don't know where the Michael Smith reference is from, I don't think this quite followed whatever he may have done in the original. I've tried many other oven rib recipes with much better results. This one is bland and ribs are on the tough side.
I tried this recipe with some beef ribs instead of pork, and it turned out fantastic and picture-perfect. To be honest I didn't expect it to turn out as well as they did, but I was proven very wrong! My boyfriend adored it and gave me praise, so thank you for that! ;D