Saturday, 27 December 2014

RUM & COKE Spare ribs - Cuba Libre


Baby back ribs smoked on the ProQ Excel 20. They could have been easily called Cuba Libre Ribs. In this video recipe I will show you how to make your own Rum & Coke spare ribs.


Spare ribs cola and Rum flavored

Dry Rub ingredients:
- 2 ½ cup brown sugar
- ½ cup coarse salt
- 1 cup paprika powder
- 6 tablespoons dried parsley
- 6 tablespoons dried basil
- 6 tablespoons dried oregano
- 6 tablespoons dried thyme
- 6 tablespoons dried onion powder
- 6 tablespoons dried parsley
- 3 tablespoons coarse ground pepper
- 2 teaspoon allspice
- 2 teaspoon cinnamon

Sauce ingredients: (makes 4 cups)
- 2 cup coca cola
- 1 cup dark rum
- 2 cup ketchup
- 1 cup Worcestershire sauce
- 2 teaspoons liquid smoke
- 2 teaspoons onion flakes
- 2 teaspoons garlic flakes
- 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
- juice from 1 lime

How To:
- Make the sauce, by mixing the ingredients and boiling it down to a syrup
- Bottle the sauce and let it cool down
- Prepare the dry rub by mixing the ingredients
- Take of the membrane from the back of the ribs
- Rub the spareribs with olive oil
- Rub the dry rub on the spare ribs
- Set them in your smoker or barbecue at 110 degrees Celsius or 225 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Smoke the ribs with 2 or 3 chuncks of oak or hickory
- After three hours place the ribs on foil with some barbecue sauce.
- Smoke the ribs for another 2 hours at the same temperature.
- Unwrap the ribs after two hours and place them back on the barbecue or smoker
- Brush on some barbecue sauce
-Let the barbecue sauce caramelize a little in an hours time, at the same temperature.