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Honey Chipotle Ribs

 Honey Chipotle Ribs
Nothing's better than having a sauce with the perfect slather consistency. Here's one that'll ensure a lip-smacking feast. Go ahead and make the sauce up to a week ahead. —Caitlin Hawes, Westwood, Massachusetts
12 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours


  • 6 pounds pork baby back ribs
  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 2 bottles (11.2 ounces each) Guinness beer
  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 4 teaspoons ground chipotle pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • Wrap ribs in large pieces of heavy-duty foil; seal edges of foil.
  • Grill, covered, over indirect medium heat for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or
  • until tender.
  • In a large saucepan, combine sauce ingredients; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for about 45 minutes or until
  • thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • Carefully remove ribs from foil. Place over direct heat; baste with
  • some of the sauce. Grill, covered, over medium heat for about 30

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Honey Chipotle Ribs (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • minutes or until browned, turning once and basting occasionally with
  • additional sauce. Serve with remaining sauce. Yield: 12 servings.