Bourbon BBQ Ribs
Recipe type: Grilling
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Serves: serves 4
Enjoy these grilled ribs with a sweet, spicy, and tangy Bourbon BBQ Sauce!
For the Bourbon BBQ Sauce:
  • ⅓ c. orange juice
  • ¾ c. ketchup
  • ¼ c. bourbon
  • ½ c. brown sugar
  • 2 T. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 T. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 t. Dijon mustard
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 t. Sriracha
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 t. black pepper
For the ribs:
  • 2 racks of Baby Back Ribs
  • 1 T. sea salt
  • 2 t. black pepper
  • 1 T. garlic powder
  1. Place all the sauce ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium high heat.
  2. Bring the sauce to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until the sauce is thick. Remove from heat.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Rub the ribs with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Place in a large baking dish along with 1 cup of water. Cover and bake for 1 hour.
  5. Heat an outdoor grill to high heat.
  6. Place the ribs on the top rack of the grill with the meat side up and close the lid. Lower the heat to low and allow to cook for 30 minutes.
  7. After 30 minutes place the ribs on the lower rack of the grill, meat side down, and brush the ribs with prepared BBQ sauce. Close the lid and cook for 10 minutes. Open the grill, flip the ribs to meat side up, brush the ribs with BBQ sauce again and cook for another 10 minutes. Open the grill again and brush the ribs with BBQ sauce a third time and cook for another 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from grill and serve with additional BBQ Sauce.
A Hezzi-D original recipe
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