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Wild West Ribs


  • 5 pounds country-style pork ribs
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Tabasco sauce
  • 1 3/4 cups chili sauce
  • 2 medium onions, chopped fine
  • 3/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. In a 12-inch Dutch oven, mix ketchup, Tabasco sauce, chili sauce, onion, vinegar, salt, molasses and Worcestershire sauce.
  2. Add ribs and mix with sauce. Cover.
  3. Place 12 briquettes on bottom and 24 on top.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally until meat is very tender, about 1 to 2 hours. During cooking, add new coals on top and bottom as needed to keep the heat up.
  5. With baster, siphon fat from oven juices and discard.

Serves 6 to 8

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