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Asian-Style Baby Back Ribs Recipe

Asian-Style Baby Back Ribs Recipe

The combination of tender grilled pork and an irresistible sauce will have you licking your fingers. Be ready to add this dish to your list of summer favorites! —Esther J. J. Danielson, San Marcos, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 70 min. Grill: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds pork baby back ribs
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons thawed pineapple juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon stone-ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Chopped green onion

Directions

  • 1. Pat ribs dry. Combine the molasses, garlic salt, onion powder and Worcestershire sauce; spoon over meat. Place ribs on a rack in a small shallow roasting pan. Cover and bake at 325° for 50-60 minutes or until tender.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, combine the soy sauce, pineapple juice concentrate, vinegar, hoisin sauce, ketchup, lemon juice, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, ginger and garlic. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • 3. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Brush ribs with some of the glaze; grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 8-12 minutes or until browned, turning frequently and brushing with additional glaze. Serve remaining glaze on the side. Garnish with onion. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 787 calories, 47g fat (17g saturated fat), 184mg cholesterol, 5848mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 43g protein

Reviews for Asian-Style Baby Back Ribs

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2014

"Delish & for those of you that are health freaks what the heck are you looking at rib recipes for? Nothing wrong with ribs once in a while.... won't kill ya. Go chomp on a carrot & dry broil a piece of fish."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2014

"For all you health nuts screaming about calories and other BS..Learn how to cook with your health in mind, and if you don like it..don't effing cook it!! This rib recipe is really very good ,and can be made with LOW sodium,and GREAT TASTE..Take the time to use water and oven steam them prior to grilling.Then add an Asian Cole Slaw as a side dish..AWESOME!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2013

"Great recipe and a nice glaze for ribs!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2013

"This was fingerlickin goood . You gotta try it ..Love"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2013

"This was figerlickin goood gotta try it ..Love"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2012

"The recipe worked out perfectly in regards to the actual flavor, rub and glaze. I modified it by basically rubbing it with the molasses rub mixture. Then I placed it on a deep roasting pan with a rack and placed the ribs in it with a small layer of water. I then steamed the ribs for 2 hours and replenished the water every 30 - 45 min. Afterwards I followed the section of grilling it and the end result was a hit at a party. :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2011

"This is a great recipe! Here's an oddly simple recipe that's better than you'd think. Made by a friend of mine, please watch and share Http://howsthatdone.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-make-mamaws-grilled-cheese.html?m=1"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 29, 2011

"Please review accuracy of nutritional info. Sodium count is beyond the pale; calories, fat g's are suspect, too. We enjoy Asian grilled food, but are not suicidal. Notice the cute little boy in a baseball cap who has no choice. Please respond . . . thanks!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2009

"I made these ribs yesterday and everyone that ate them loved them! This is an easy recipe to do and very tasty!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2009

"Much too much sodium in this recipe!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2009

"This looks like a great tasting recipe and easy to make. Anyone who knows how to cook and has a special diet would know how to switch some of the ingredients to make it meet their own needs."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2009

"Please, please tell me what in the world you people DO actually eat????  You complain about fat, sodium, carbs, everything that is in a typical meal.  If you want healthy recipies, please go to one of the MANY sites that offer nothing but grass and fake ingredient recipes and leave the rest of the normal world alone to enjoy good food."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2009

"I thought the calorie count was very high till I made them and realized, like most grill recipes, you don't use nearly all the sauce, and that is wehre most of the calories are. They're very good!

Ann Johnson"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2009

"The salt is very very high. I do have high blood pressure. But, I will probably still try this recipe because I love Asian food and ribs. I will try to cut some of the salt out of the recipe by using low sodium products. Barbara C."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 31, 2009

"Sounds delicious and a good rib recipe is always inviting! I would like to try this recipe.

Christine M."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 30, 2009

"If you can't top them then stop complaining...Karen B from MD"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 28, 2009

"U R picking the winner. Don't vote for it if thats the way you feel"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 28, 2009

"I can not believe Taste of Home would choose a recipe like this. The nutrition content is unreal. Come on we want healthy recipes."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 28, 2009

"Are you sure the sodium content is correct??? definitely not a heart-healthy meal."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 28, 2009

"GARAY:  Wow, you have been critical and bitter over every winning recipe.  What happened, yours didn't get picked?  If you don't like the recipes, don't make them.  Keep your comments to yourself.  They're in the finals because of votes so don't go putting blame on the website."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 28, 2009

"kool!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 27, 2009

"It's hard to believe that in this day and age with so many people having health problems do to obesity you have as a finalist a dish that has 47 grams of fat."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 26, 2009

"I am voting for this recipe because the asian sauce sounds very appetizing. I also like to pre-cook my ribs in the oven. I'll be trying this recipe real soon.

Good luck!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.