Southwest Riblets Recipe

* Rack Of ribs should be cut lengthwise across the bones. Have the butcher do this with his meat saw.

Step 1

Cook and stir onion in oil in 2-quart saucepan 2 minutes. Stir in ground red chilies, juniper berries, garlic and salt. Cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in chocolate until melted. Pour water, vinegar and tomato paste into food processor work bowl fitted with steel blade or into a blender container. Add onion mixture and sugar; cover and process until well blended. Heat oven to 375 Degrees F. Cut between pork back ribs to separate. Place in a single layer in roasting pan, pour sauce evenly over pork. Bake uncovered 30 minutes; turn pork. Bake until done, about 30 minutes longer.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2c Onion; chopped, 1 medium
  • 1tb Red chilies; ground
  • 3ea Cloves garlic; finely chopped
  • 1/2oz Baking chocolate; grated
  • 2tb Cider vinegar
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 2tb Vegetable oil
  • 6ea Juniper berries; dried, crush
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1c Water
  • 6oz Tomato paste; 1 cn.
  • 3lb Pork back ribs; fresh, *

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