Food & Drink

How to Make BBQ'd Country-Style Pork Ribs

bbq country-style pork ribs
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Recipe by Mat Clouser, chef, Swift's Attic

Here's what you need:

  • 5lbs of semi-boneless country-style pork ribs (ask your butcher)
  • 1 1/2 cups olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sambal paste
olive oil
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Start with olive oil (optional: wear sexy gloves).

combining ingredients
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Combine soy sauce, balsamic, Worcestershire, sambal chili paste, and brown sugar, then whisk thoroughly.

pouring sauce
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Pour that on these.

ribs

Let stand in refrigerator 4-24 hours.

waiting by clock
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Wait patiently by a clock.

adding salt
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If you cut corners on the marinating time, add a little salt.

ribs on grill
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Give them an hour or two to sit, then introduce them to your grill.

ribs on grill
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Medium heat, 5-7 minutes per side.

ribs
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Perhaps the only way to screw this whole thing up is to eat them straight off the grill. Or while sitting on the grill. Or raw. Actually, there are a lot of ways to screw this whole thing up.

sliced rib
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Avoid the first by letting 'em rest covered for a few minutes, then either serve them sliced...

ribs steak and sliced
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... or as full-on steaks. Pro tip: serve them as full-on steaks.