Coffee Bean and Star Anise "Rubbed" Ribs with Asian Glaze

Star anise has a sweet taste with slight licorice undertones. Paired with coffee grinds and various spices, it creates a dry rub that boosts the flavor of grilled pork loin ribs. Recipe provided by Tyson® King of the Grill winner L.C. Norman.
Star anise has a sweet taste with slight licorice undertones. Paired with coffee grinds and various spices, it creates a dry rub that boosts the flavor of grilled pork loin ribs. Recipe provided by Tyson® King of the Grill winner L.C. Norman.

Coffee Bean and Star Anise "Rubbed" Ribs with Asian Glaze

Prep Time
15

MINUTES

15 minutes
Cook Time
90

MINUTES

90 minutes
Serves
4

Calories
554

  • Calories554
  • Total Fat31 g
  • Cholesterol87 mg
  • Sodium2739 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate29 g
  • Protein43 g

Ingredients

  • 1 package , about 2-lbs.

  • 3 pod star anise

  • 1 tablespoon coffee beans, whole

  • 1 tablespoon black pepper, coarsely ground

  • 2 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup light soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 2 tablespoon sesame seeds

  • 1 tablespoon ginger, fresh, minced

  • 1 tablespoon garlic, fresh, minced

  • 2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

Cooking Instructions

  • Set up grill for indirect cooking: For gas grill, preheat all burners on high. Turn one burner off; place food over "off" burner. Reset remaining burner(s) to medium-low. Close lid. For charcoal grill, arange hot coals around outer edge of grill: place disposable pan in open space; place food over open area. Close lid. Heat to medium-low.
  • In a spice mill, grind star anise and coffee beans. Combine with pepper, salt and 2 teaspoons brown sugar. Rub mixture evenly over all sides of ribs.
  • Place ribs on grill over indirect heat. Cover and cook 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until very tender.
  • While ribs are cooking, prepare sauce by combining remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk to blend well. Baste ribs with sauce frequently during last 15 to 30 minutes of cooking time.

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