Baby Back Ribs with Plum Glaze

Baby Back Ribs with Plum Glaze

Ribs is one of the tastiest cuts of pork around. Get huge amounts of flavor out of your ribs with this delicious ribs recipe. The sweet glaze is unbelievably good. Get ready to pig out with this easy barbecue ribs recipe.


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  • 8 fresh plums, peeled pitted and diced
  • 12 whole oven-roasted shallots
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 (3 to 4 pound) racks of baby back ribs, trimmed of excess fat
  • 1 teaspoon Creole Seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons liquid crab boil
  • 4 bay leaves


  1. Make glaze: Combine plums, shallots, garlic, stock, ketchup, molasses, honey, vinegar, soy sauce, mustard, 1 teaspoon of salt and a turn of pepper in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Transfer to a food processor and puree until smooth.
  3. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  4. Place ribs in a large stockpot and cover with 4 quarts of cold water. Add Creole Seasoning, crab boil, bay leaves, and 2 teaspoon of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Place a rack in a large roasting pan. Drain ribs and season them on all sides with remaining salt and 12 turns of pepper. Brush with glaze to coat.
  6. Place ribs on rack and bake, turning and basting every 10 to 15 minutes, until dark brown, crusty, and caramelized, about 1 hour and 25 minutes.

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