Braze and Glaze Country Style Ribs and Sauce

Recipe by Steve_G
READY IN: 5hrs 15mins




  • Make brine by dissolving 1/4 cup of sugar and salt in quart of cold water.
  • Rinse ribs off and place in a zip top bag with brine.
  • Let stand at room temperature for 30-45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Heat straight sided, oven proof, sautee pan over a medium/medium high heat.
  • Remove ribs from brine, discard brine.
  • Rinse ribs with cold water, pat dry, coat with olive oil, season with salt and pepper.
  • Sear both sides of rack, pour gingerale over ribs, sprinkle with sugar and cover tightly with heavy duty foil (don't touch meat!) Place in oven and braise for 2 hrs, remove from oven flip over, season/sugar, re-cover and braise for an additional 2 hrs.
  • Remove from oven, raise oven temp to 400 degrees F.
  • place ribs on a foil covered sheet pan.
  • Cover ribs with pan foil.
  • Bring pan liquid up to a full boil, reduce to about 1/3rd it's original volume, lower heat to simmer and add remaining ingredients.
  • Adjust taste to suit (may be too sweet for some!) Whisk until well combined.
  • Brush a coat of sauce on the ribs and bake in hot oven until glaze is browned and thick.
  • Re-coat with sauce and repeat as desired.
  • Allow to sit before cutting.