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Honey Ginger Baby Back Ribs

  • Author: Living the Gourmet
  • Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x



4 lbs. baby back ribs

For the Rub:

  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 3-inch piece of fresh ginger - cut into pieces
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 head of garlic - about 6 - 7 cloves
  • 1/4 cup of cilantro
  • 4 tsp. vegetable oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon

For the BBQ Sauce:

  • 1 cup of ketchup
  • 4 - 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar


For the Rub:

  • Combine all of the ingredients for the rub in a food process and give a few good chops.
  • Place the ribs in a baking dish and massage the rub into the ribs.
  • Cover the dish with tin foil.
  • Preheat Oven 325 degrees F. and bake the ribs for about 1 ½ hours.

For the BBQ Sauce:

  • Combine all of the ingredients for the BBQ sauce in a food processor and give a few good chops.
  • Remove the ribs from the oven and place a bit of the BBQ sauce in a small dish.
  • Brush the ribs with the BBQ sauce.
  • Lower the temperature of the oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Place the ribs back in the oven for about 1 ½  hours.
  • Serve the ribs with the rest of the BBQ sauce and enjoy.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Keywords: baby back ribs, pork, ribs, bbq sauce, sweet and spicy

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