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Bourbon BBQ Glazed Pork Ribs

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 25 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 pack of pork ribs (about 2 lbs) ribs can be seperated in the package or connected
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp liquid smoke
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • splash of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

For For Bourbon BBQ Glaze

  • Splash of bourbon
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweet baby rays bbq sauce more if you like it very saucy
  • liquid from ribs


For Ribs

  • Remove membrane from the back of the ribs, wash and pat dry.
  • Drizzle ribs with olive oil, season liberally and add worcestershire sauce, splash of apple cider vinegar, liquid smoke and brown sugar.
  • Mix throughly and place in baking dish.
  • Cover with foil tightly and bake at 325 degrees for 3 hours until meat pulls away from the bone easily with a fork.

For Bourbon BBQ Glaze

  • In a small saucepan, add liquid from ribs baking dish, bbq sauce, liquid smoke, brownn sugar and bourbon and bring to a simmer.
  • Allow sauce to simmer for 5 minutes. Sauce will have a looser consistency but that's ok.
  • Pour glaze on ribs and place back in the oven on 450 degrees until ribs have a nice golden char, about 10 minutes.