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Cocoa Chile Pork Ribs

The pairing of chile's heat with cocoa's bitterness adds up to a rich smoky-sweet rub for pork ribs.
10m
PREP TIME
1hr 5m
COOK TIME
447
CALORIES
9
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 6 Servings

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix sugar, cocoa powder, chipotle chile pepper, garlic powder, sea salt and cinnamon in small bowl. Reserve 1 tablespoon spice mixture for basting sauce. Rub remaining spice mixture on ribs until well coated. Place ribs in single layer on foil-lined roasting pan. Cover with foil.
  • 2 Bake 1 hour or until meat starts to pull away from bones. Meanwhile for the basting sauce, mix apple juice, tomato paste and reserved 1 tablespoon spice mixture in small bowl.
  • 3 Grill ribs over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes per side or until evenly browned, brushing with basting sauce.

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