Carolina Country Style Ribs

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 60 min.
Total: 1 hr. 15 min.
Give an apple cider vinegar-based sauce a try with these hearty, smoky barbequed ribs.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 to 2 lbs boneless country-style pork ribs
  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup water, cold
  • 2 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbs molasses, or 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne

Directions

  • Place ribs in a large bowl or resealable plastic bag, set aside. In 4-cup glass measure, stir together vinegar, water, oil, molasses, salt, red pepper flakes and cayenne pepper until salt is dissolved. Remove 1/2 cup marinade; set aside. Add remaining marinade to ribs; seal bag and marinate for 4 - 6 hours in the refrigerator. Remove ribs from marinade; discard marinade.
  • Prepare medium-hot fire; grill ribs over indirect heat for 50 to 60 minutes or until pork is tender and the internal temperature reaches 160° F. Baste ribs twice with reserved sauce mixture during last 15 minutes of grilling.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Serving Suggestion: Serve with hush puppies, corn on the cob, baked beans, and your favorite cornbread.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 347
  Calories from Fat 228 (66%)
(40%)Total Fat 26g
(39%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(26%)Cholesterol 78mg
(42%)Sodium 1010mg
(15%)Potassium 532mg
Total Carbohydrate 10g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(39%)Protein 19g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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