It’s BBQ season and I am so excited!
Not that I need a season or a reason to BBQ because we smoke and grill throughout the whole year at my house.
My Korean BBQ Ribs with Sweet & Sour BBQ Sauce is the reason for the season!
First, look at these ribs!
I coated them in a dry rub, then I marinated them in a Spicy Korean Hot Sauce.
The hot sauce marinade is the key to these delicious ribs.
If you have time try to marinate the ribs overnight.
Do you see this smoke ring people?!
This is what cha’ looking for when you smoke meat.
Unfortunately, you can’t achieve this level of smoke ring goodness with baked ribs, it’s just not possible.
I smoked these babies for 4 hours at 275 degrees and while they smoked I made my tasty Sweet & Sour BBQ Sauce.
The sauce is sweet Asian chili sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, sriracha, and spices.
This sauce makes enough for two slabs of ribs and I must warn you its drinkable!
It’s time to start up your grills and get ready to lick yo’ fingers because these ribs are da bomb!
I highly suggest you double the rib recipe because one slab is NOT enough!
- 1 slab pork ribs
- 2 teaspoons of creole seasoning
- 2 teaspoons brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 2 teaspoons onion powder
- 2 teaspoons black pepper
- extra virgin olive oil
For the Marinade:
- 10 cloves roasted garlic
- 6 tablespoons soy sauce, low sodium
- 4 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
- 4 tablespoons Asian Chili paste
- 4 tablespoons Sriracha
- 2 tablespoons sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
- 2 tablespoon grated ginger
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
For the Sweet & Sour BBQ Sauce
- 1 cup Asian sweet chili sauce
- 1 cup ketchup
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons sriracha
- 1 teaspoon creole seasoning
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- Rinse ribs and pat dry.
- Place ribs in a dish and coat in olive oil.
- Mix seasoning blend together and coat ribs, rub spices into ribs.
To Prepare Marinade:
- Add all ingredients into a blender and puree.
- Coat ribs with marinade on both side.
- Cover ribs with foil and marinate for at least 4 hours preferably overnight.
To Smoke Ribs:
- Remove ribs from refrigerator and prepare smoker.
- Smoke ribs for 4 hours at 275 degrees.
To Prepare Sweet & Sour BBQ Sauce:
- Add all ingredients to sauce pot, bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.
- Coat ribs in sauce.
The BBQ Sauce makes enough to cover two slabs of ribs.