Grilled Spare Ribs with Texas Rib Sauce

Grilled Spare Ribs with Texas Rib Sauce
Servings: 8 Prep 10 mins Cook 1 hr Grill 10 mins


Grilled Spare Ribs
  • 4 pounds pork spare ribs, cut into individual ribs
  • 1 Texas Rib Sauce (recipe follows)
Texas Rib Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 6 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce

Make It

Grilled Spare Ribs

1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ribs; gently simmer 60 minutes. Drain and remove ribs to a large cutting board.

2. Heat a gas grill to medium-high or the coals in a charcoal grill to medium-hot.

3. Generously brush ribs with Texas Rib Sauce. Grill about 5 minutes per side, brushing with more sauce as needed, until ribs are nicely browned.

4. Serve with remaining sauce on the side.

Texas Rib Sauce

5. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Add tomato paste, broth, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, chipotle and adobo sauce. Whisk until smooth.

6. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sauce will reduce to about 1 1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 529, Fat, total (g): 39, chol. (mg): 127, sat. fat (g): 12, carb. (g): 17, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 25, sodium (mg): 684, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.