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Grilled Country-Style Ribs for 2

 Grilled Country-Style Ribs for 2
These hearty marinated ribs are precooked in the microwave and finished on the grill. They turn out moist and tender with a great smoky flavor! —Sue Benning, Menasha, Wisconsin
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 30 min.


  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 bone-in country-style pork ribs (1-1/2 inches thick and 14 ounces each)


  • In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup water, soy sauce, lemon juice, oil,
  • brown sugar, garlic powder and pepper. Cover and refrigerate 1/2 cup
  • mixture for basting. Pour remaining mixture into a large resealable
  • plastic bag; add the ribs. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate
  • for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain and discard marinade; place ribs and remaining water in a 2-qt.
  • microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 10-15 minutes
  • or until meat is tender.
  • Drain ribs. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with
  • cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill ribs, covered,
  • over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on

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Grilled Country-Style Ribs for 2 (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • each side or until browned, basting occasionally with reserved
  • marinade. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 565 calories, 34 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 151 mg cholesterol, 2,764 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 52 g protein.