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Spicy Dr Pepper Ribs

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12

Description

Similar to my Spicy Dr Pepper Pulled Pork, these tender ribs are perfectly sweet and spicy! Perfect for a weeknight dinner or a summer picnic!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 can Dr. Pepper
  • 1 can (5 Ounces) Chipotle Peppers Packed In Adobo
  • ⅓ cups Brown Mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon White Vinegar
  • 3 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 2 packages Pork Baby Back Ribs

Preparation

Prepare the marinade by gently boiling the first 6 ingredients in a medium saucepan until reduced and thick, about 20 minutes. Allow to cool completely. Divide into two containers and refrigerate one container for later.

Place ribs on a large baking sheet lined with heavy foil. Brush half the marinade all over the ribs on both sides. Cover with foil and refrigerate for 8 hours to marinate.

When you’re ready to cook the ribs, preheat the oven to 275 degrees. Place the pan, still covered in foil, into the oven for 2 hours. Remove the foil and increase the temperature to 300. Using the other half of the sauce, brush another generous layer all over the ribs. Return the pan to the oven and continue cooking for another 30 to 40 minutes, brushing on another layer of sauce as it cooks.

Remove the ribs when they’re fork tender (keep cooking until they are). Slice and serve!

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Jerry Parker on 4.10.2014

We made them last weekend with friends, OH what a meal. Baby ribs are the best WE tasted.
Thank you

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Oma Connie on 2.18.2014

Could you use Coke or Root Beer? I don’t have Dr Pepper.

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meme32 on 2.18.2014

These sound delish! I’m going to make these this weekend.

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catrina on 2.20.2014

Made these for dinner tonight, and OMGoodness!!! The smell of them baking this afternoon made my mouth water. But the taste? The absolute best ribs we’ve ever had. I made potato salad and baked beans, too, but the ribs were so good that I passed on the sides!

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