Pork ribs are gloriously enhanced with this apricot-based barbecue sauce. Garnished with grilled apricots, this is a wonderful summertime treat.

Apricot Supreme Country Style Ribs
Recipe type: Pork
Serves: 1
  • 5 pounds pork country style ribs
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons paprika
  • 1 can (28 ounce) whole apricots
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) grated lemon peel
  • 3 Tablespoons salt
  1. Cut ribs in serving sized pieces; place ribs in shallow glass dish. Drain apricots, reserving juice. Pour juice over ribs; marinate for 20 minutes.
  2. In bowl, combine sugar, m.s.g., lemon peel, paprika and salt.
  3. Remove ribs from juice and place on waxed paper; coat ribs generously with sugar mixture. (Any remaining sugar mixture can be stored in a tightly covered jar for future use.)
  4. Place ribs on grill 6 to 8 inches above grey-white coals. Cook ribs 30 minutes on covered grill (60 minutes on open grill).
  5. Turn ribs frequently. Place apricots on grill last 10 minutes of cooking time. Place ribs on platter, garnish with apricots. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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