Apple and BBQ Sauce Ribs

    9 hours 45 min

    This is a recipe that I did a couple of years ago. It takes some time, but it's worth it.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 1L BBQ sauce
    • 1L apple sauce
    • 2kg pork ribs
    • salt and black pepper to taste
    • cayenne pepper to taste
    • garlic to taste

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Extra time:8hr  ›  Ready in:9hr45min 

    1. Mix the BBQ sauce and apple sauce in bowl. Place ribs on a large sheet of heavy duty aluminium foil, and rub on all sides with the salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and garlic. Pour sauce over ribs to coat. Seal ribs in the foil. Marinate in the refrigerator 8 hours, or overnight.
    2. Preheat BBQ for high heat.
    3. Place ribs in foil on the cooking grate, and cook 1 hour. Remove ribs from foil, and place directly on the cooking grate. Continue cooking 30 minutes, basting frequently with the sauce, until ribs are done.

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    such a nice sticky sauce worth the time to prep  -  22 Dec 2012


    This recipe is definitely a keeper. I made it for the first time last night and everyone loved it - two racks of ribs are GONE. Grilling them in the foil packets covered with sauce made for ribs so tender the meat was falling off the bones. The BBQ sauce and applesauce combination gave just the right sweet/spicy taste. These are definitely going to become a staple in my menu planning. ETA: The last time I made these ribs I used a disposable foil pan rather than wrapping them in sheets of foil. Believe me, it didn't affect the taste at all, but was much, much easier to handle on the grill. I just prepared the ribs as directed using the foil pan, which I then covered with foil. Made cleanup a breeze.  -  30 May 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    First I wanna say that this was the first time I ever cooked ribs. I know how to cook dogs and hamburger on the grill but never ribs. I followed the instructions and by far the best ribs I ever tasted. My wife said that I set the bar for her taste buds. My brother and mother told me that I might have them beat (they are experienced grillers). I used spared ribs instead of baby back which I will try next time. Watching my friends and family licking the bone clean was well worth the time and effort. Thanks for the recipe  -  20 Aug 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)