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Grilled Root Beer Pork Ribs

Grilled Root Beer Pork Ribs

Grilled Root Beer Pork Ribs
Grilled Root Beer Pork Ribs
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Grilled Root Beer Pork Ribs
  • 4 (12-oz.) bottles root beer
  • 1 c. of your favorite BBQ sauce
  • 1 head of garlic, crush cloves
  • ¼ c. black peppercorns, cracked
  • 2 large shallots, thinly sliced
  • 16 c. ice
  • 2 large racks of pork spare ribs, seasoned
  • 2 T. fresh ground black pepper
  • ¼ c. fresh lime juice
  • 2 T. honey
  1. In saucepan, bring 2 bottles of root beer to boil with the BBQ sauce, garlic, peppercorns, and shallots. Remove from heat, cover and let steep for 25 minutes.
  2. Transfer mixture to large roasting pan and add ice. Add the seasoned rib racks, cover and refrigerate overnite.
  3. Preheat oven 325. Remove ribs from marinade and scrape off most of solids. Transfer ribs to large rimmed baking sheet. Cover with foil and bake 2 hours until meat is tender but not falling off bone.
  4. In saucepan, combine remaining root beer with honey and pepper. Boil over medium-high heat, until reduced ⅔.
  5. Add lime juice and simmer 2 minutes.
  6. Light a grill. Grill ribs over high heat until richly browned about 4 minutes per side.
  7. Transfer racks to carving board and cut between ribs. Baste with the sauce once and then serve sauce on the side.
Grilled Root Beer Pork Ribs cut up
Grilled Root Beer Pork Ribs cut up
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