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Hot Tempered Baby Back Ribs
with Sweet Guava Glaze

Hot Tempered Baby Back Ribs

Create some sweet-heat at your next barbecue with these mouth watering ribs. The sweet flavors of brown sugar and guava jelly perfectly compliment the zing of ginger, cinnamon and red pepper.


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Ground Ginger
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Garlic Powder
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Season-All Seasoned Salt
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Ground Cinnamon
  • 3-4 pounds pork baby back ribs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup guava jelly *


  1. Combine brown sugar and spices in a small bowl; reserve 2 tablespoons spice mixture.
  2. Rub remaining spice mixture on ribs; coat well.
  3. Place ribs in a single layer on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet (17 x 11-inch) or roasting pan. Pour water into pan; cover with foil.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F 1 hour, or until meat starts to pull away from bones.
  5. Meanwhile, combine jelly and reserved spice mixture.
  6. Brush steamed ribs with jelly mixture. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or overnight, if desired.
  7. Grill or broil 3-5 minutes per side, or until heated through and nicely browned.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Marinate: 1 hour
Makes 4 servings

* Available in International aisle of grocery store.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 832, Fat: 36 g, Cholesterol: 149 mg, Sodium: 823 mg, Carbohydrates: 55 g, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 72 g

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