Friday, July 29, 2011

Jack's Ribs

   Ribs, Ribs, Ribs!

   Everyone likes ribs, or at least everyone should like ribs. Luckily some folks love ribs so much it probably makes up for the folks who do not like them.

   As you cruise the meat department of the local grocer you can see that there are quite a few differing cuts of ribs. Looking around the internet you will find thousands of ways to prepare them, each with its own special attraction. Everyone who is a fan of ribs also seems to have their own way of preparing them, which is always the best way.

   I came across a youtube video done the the BBQ Pit Boys called 'Jack's Ribs Country Style' that I thought was a really cool way to do up some country style pork ribs. As I had just found these style of ribs on sale at a local market the timing was perfect. Or maybe it was the other way around, I picked up the on sale ribs, then did a search for a new way to cook them.

   Either way, the Pit Boy's version looked great, a real must try! Here is how the ribs were cooked up.

   Jack's Ribs Country Style

4 to 5 Lbs 'Country Style' Spare Rib
2 16 oz Bottles BBQ Sauce of choice
1 10 oz Can Ro*Tel Tomatoes & Chiles / drained
1 7 oz Can Whole Roasted Green Chiles / drained
1 12 oz Bottle Beer of your choosing
4 Jalapenos / seeded & sliced in half lengthwise
1 sm Onion / quartered & sliced thick
2 TBS Tango Spice Chik N Rib Rub

   Combine BBQ sauce & RoTel in a large bowl. Add Chik N Rib Rub, stir well.
   Add the onions & jalapenos & beer, stir well.
   Put ribs in the sauce and coat well.
   Put the ribs in a doubled up, deep 1/2 size aluminum throw away pan. Pour sauce mixture over the ribs, careful not to overflow and also reserve 2 cups (there will be 2) for heating up.
   Cover pan with heavy foil and set aside while getting the grill up to medium hot.
   Place the reserved sauce in a BBQ safe pot and move around the grill from direct heat to indirect heat, keeping it from over cooking. Let this thicken up.
   Place the pan directly over the coals / burner and bring the mixture to a slow boil. Let this simmer for 45 minutes to an hour. I let this go for about another 20 minutes after the first hour.
   Remove the pan from the grill and then place the rib directly onto the grill and add some of the sauce from the pot. Get some sear marks on these.
   Plate these up after you get the marks you like, and then enjoy some darn good ribs.

Lined Up & Ready To Go

BBQ Sauce & Chik N Rib Rub

Go Ahead, Take A Bite

Only One Item Missing

Add That Beer

Give It A Stir

Dip Your Ribs

Give Them A Nice Coat

Put Them In A Doubled Up Pan

Add The Sauce Mixture & More Chik N Rib Rub 

Going Direct Heat

Bubbles Up Really Nice;y


One Cup Of Reserved Sauce Set To Boil

Toil & Trouble

Gettin' Close

Place The 'Rib' Over The Coals

Add Some More Sauce

Add Some Nice Sear

Plate That Stuff Up & Enjoy!