Smokin' Maple Bacon Beer Baby Back Ribs

Recipe by CountryLady
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READY IN: 3hrs 45mins
SERVES: 3-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • RIBS: Using a sharp knife, diamond score the membrane on the back side of the ribs.
  • Rub both sides with BBQ seasoning, pressing the seasoning into the meat.
  • Preheat the oven to 325F.
  • Lay the ribs, meat side down, in a roasting pan.
  • Lay 3- 4 orange slices on the back of each rib.
  • Pour in beer& cover with lid or aluminum foil.
  • Braise ribs in the oven for 2- 2 1/2 hours or until tender.
  • Remove from oven& allow to cool.
  • SAUCE: Fry diced bacon in a medium saucepan over medium heat until its half cooked.
  • Add garlic, onion& jalapenos and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender.
  • Pour beer into pan, stirring to loosen flavourful bits on the bottom.
  • Bring mixture to a rolling boil; reduce heat to medium low& continue to boil until reduced by half.
  • Add remaining ingredients& return to a boil; reduce heat to low& simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  • Seasonwith salt& set aside.
  • GRILLING: Preheat grill to medium high.
  • Remove ribs from pan, discarding orange slices& braising liquid.
  • Grill ribs for 6- 8 minutes per side, until lightly charred.
  • Baste both sides with reserved sauce.
  • Turn grill heat down to medium low, close lid& allow ribs to slow roast for 10- 15 minutes until sauce is sticky& bubbling.
  • Cut between every 3rd rib& toss with remaining sauce before serving with LOTS of damp finger towels.
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