Simple Spareribs

Grilled rack of spareribs, basted with a bourbon, barbecue, and molasses sauce. Tender, smoky, and gritty¬-–this is what cookouts were made for.
Grilled rack of spareribs, basted with a bourbon, barbecue, and molasses sauce. Tender, smoky, and gritty¬-–this is what cookouts were made for.

Simple Spareribs

Prep Time
10

MINUTES

10 minutes
Cook Time
70

MINUTES

70 minutes
Serves
6

Calories
847

  • Calories847
  • Total Fat59 g
  • Cholesterol14 mg
  • Sodium1930 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate14 g
  • Protein51 g

Ingredients

  • 2 , about 6 lb. total

  • 1 salt and pepper, to taste

  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 bottle barbecue sauce, 16 oz.

  • 1/2 cup bourbon

  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

  • 2 tablespoon molasses

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. Close lid. For charcoal grill, arrange hot coals around outer edge of grill; place disposable pan in open space; place food over open area. Close lid. Heat to medium.
  • Rub ribs with vegetable oil and season both sides with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place ribs on grill rack, cover. Over indirect heat, cook 30 minutes, then turn and cook until well browned and no longer pink when cut at the bone (30 to 40 minutes longer).
  • Meanwhile, combine barbecue sauce, bourbon, mustard and molasses in large measuring cup. In final minutes of grilling, baste ribs with sauce.

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