This barbecue sauce is wonderful on just about any meat. You can make a few batches and freeze it for grilling anytime.
Serves: 10Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 3 hoursDifficulty: Easy
- 5 lbs. country-style pork ribs
- 2 Tbsp. chili powder, divided
- 1 tsp. seasoned salt
- 1 Tbsp. vegtable oil
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 5 cloves garlic, minced
- ½ cup chili sauce
- ½ cup ketchup
- ¼ cup Dijon mustard
- 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
- 3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
- 1 tsp. Tabasco sauce
- ½ tsp. salt
- ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Season ribs with 1 tablespoon chili powder and 1 teaspoon seasoned salt. Place ribs in a large roasting pan. Bake for 1½ hours. Discard pan juices and return ribs to pan.
- Meanwhile, in large saucepan over medium-high heat, heat vegetable oil. Add onion; cook, stirring often, for 6 minutes, or until tender. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds. Stir in chili sauce, ketchup, mustard, brown sugar, vinegar, Tabasco sauce, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat.
- After ribs have cooked for 1½ hours, brush both sides with sauce. Return ribs to oven and bake for 30–40 minutes longer, basting occasionally with sauce, until sauce begins to caramelize and turn a very dark brown.