From Sallye H, Kauai 2014  Bake 2  hours 285º

  • Pre- seasoned pork ribs (they look like they have been rubbed with paprika)
  • 1 tsp liquid hickory smoke flavoring
  • ¾ C brown sugar
  • 1 TB paprika
  • 1 TB garlic powder
  • 1 TB onion flakes
  • 2 tsp bourbon pork rub (from Safeway- McCormick Gourmet “Bourbon Spiced Pork with roasted sweet potatoes and apples)
  • 1 “danger” spoon Aromat (Knorr) seasoning
  • Bacon grease
  • 2 C favorite BBQ sauce (mine is Stubb’s Original)

Preheat oven 285°

Mix sugar and spices to make a rub. Apply rub to all sides of ribs.

Smear all sides of ribs with bacon grease.

Lay ribs on TWO layers of foil, shiny side out and meaty side down.

Top with TWO layers of foil on top of ribs, shiny side out. roll and crimp edges tightly, edges facing up to seal.

Place on baking sheet, bake for 2 to 2½ hours until meat is starting to shrink away from edges of bone.

Remove from oven

Heat broiler, cut ribs into serving portions of 3 or 4 ribs, arrange on broiler pan, fatty side up. Brush on BBQ sauce.

Broil for 2 minutes on top rack until sauce is cooked on and bubbly. DIG IN.

Roasted Pork Spareribs

February 29, 2012

  • 5 LBs spareribs, bones cracked (short) or [4 sides of ribs, cut in half]
  • 1 1/2 TB kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ginger (or powdered mustard)
  • 2 C bouillon (or 1 can consumé & 1 can water)
  • 20 prunes, halved

Trim meat, dry, rub with mixed seasonings. Brown in cast iron Dutch oven on both sides.

Add bouillon, heat to simmer. Remove from heat, cover and bake in oven 350° for 1 1/2 hours or until tender. Baste occasionally.

Strain pan juices, remove fat. Serve separately.