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Dr Pepper ribs

Dr Pepper ribs

Published: April 10, 2015 at 9:39 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • A little effort
  • Serves 4

The caramel and spice flavours of the fizzy Dr Pepper drink add an extra dimension to sticky ribs. A great twist to a BBQ to add a bit of fun.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal481
fat24.1g
carbs32g
fibre0.1g
protein35.9g
salt2.87g
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Try our Dr Pepper recipe, then check out our BBQ peanut pork ribs recipe.

Ingredients

  • 3 racks of small pork ribs, approx 500g each
  • 1.5 litres Dr Pepper™
  • 2 star anise
  • 8 whole allspice berries

glaze

  • 200ml Dr Pepper
  • 6 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 6 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 ½ tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp ground allspice

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Put the ribs, fleshy side down, in a single layer in a large roasting tin. Pour over the Dr Pepper and add the spices. Tightly cover with foil and cook for 2 hours.

  • STEP 2

    Put all the glaze ingredients in a pan and simmer until thick and syrupy.

  • STEP 3

    After the initial cooking take the ribs from the oven and turn it up to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6, or light your barbecue. Drain all the liquid from the tin. Turn the ribs flesh side up and baste with the glaze. Roast for 30 minutes or barbecue, adding more glaze halfway through until sticky and shiny. Cut into sections to serve.

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