Cajun-Style Barbecued Ribs
3 pounds pork spareribs or back ribs
1 cup hickory smoke-flavored barbecue sauce
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed
Parboil ribs for 45 minutes.
Combine remaining ingredients in saucepan; mix well. Bring to boil; reduce heat. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
For outdoor cooking: Place ribs, bone side down, on greased grill over low coals (coals will be ash gray). Grill, uncovered, 30 minutes, turning after 15 minutes.
Brush with barbecue sauce mixture and continue grilling 20 minutes, turning and brushing with barbecue sauce mixture after 10 minutes.
Yield: 6 servings
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