Sacramento Brewing Company Baby Back Ribs

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Ingredients

Barbecue Sauce

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick cayenne pepper

Ribs and Marinade

  • 3 cups Sacramento Brewing Company's Red Horse Ale
  • 1/3 cup liquid smoke
  • 2 pounds baby back ribs or beef ribs
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves Christopher Ranch garlic, halved
  • Meat rub

Instructions

  1. Barbecue Sauce: Saute onion in butter until soft, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  3. Ribs and Marinade: Combine beer and liquid smoke. Pour over meat and let stand for 10 to 30 minutes.
  4. Drain meat and place 2 cups marinade in the bottom of a roasting pan.
  5. Place meat on a rack in roasting pan.
  6. Place onion slices and garlic cloves on top of meat. Cover pan with foil and bake at 300 degrees F for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until tender.
  7. When cool enough to handle, rub ribs with meat rub.
  8. Serve with barbecue sauce

Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition per serving (without barbecue sauce): 750 calories, 40 g protein, 11 g carbohydrate, 54 g fat, <1 g fiber, 177 mg cholesterol, 400 mg sodium

1/4 recipe barbecue sauce: 283 calories, 1 g protein, 47 g carbohydrate, 12 g fat, 1 g fiber, 31 mg cholesterol, 1479 mg sodium