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4th of July Ribs


Ribs on July 4th. It does not get much better. Here’s a great recipe for BBQ ribs from Myscha Crouch from Hartselle, Alabama. Make these for your backyard BBQ this fourth, you won’t be disappointed.


4 garlic cloves, crushed
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 cans tomato puree
2 cups water
1 1/2 cups chili sauce
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup mustard
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
4 dashes hot sauce
8 pounds pork back ribs

Saute garlic in oil 4 minutes. Add next 12 ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. Sprinkle ribs with salt. Place ribs, bone side down, on grill over medium heat. Grill for 20 minutes. turn meaty side down and grill 20 more minutes. Brush with sauce and grill 15 more minutes, basting occasionally. Turn and baste, cooking several minutes more.