Thursday, June 14, 2012

McCormick's Chipotle Cinnamon Baby Back Ribs

Perfect as is from McCormick's Gourmet Collection Site

Prep time: 10 minutes
Roast time: 1 hour
Broil/grill time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4-6

¼  cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon Chili Powder
2 teaspoons Chile Pepper, Chipotle
1 teaspoon Cinnamon, Saigon
1 teaspoon  Garlic Salt or powder
3 pounds pork baby back ribs
¼  cup water
½ cup pure maple syrup

1. Preheat oven to 375F/190C and mix the rub ingredients in a small bowl (brown sugar, chili powder, chipotle chili pepper, cinnamon & garlic.

2.  Rub spice mixture evenly over racks of ribs

3.  Place ribs in a single layer on a foil lined roasting pan.  Pour water into the pan and seal the foil, making a package so that the ribs will gently steam.

4.  Bake for 1 hour and baste with maple syrup.

5.  Broil or grill over medium heat for 3-5 minutes per side (until the ribs are evenly browned and sticky).
Make Ahead: After baking ribs, cool slightly. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Continue as directed.

All Grilling Directions: Preheat grill to low heat. Rub ribs with spice mixture as directed. Wrap ribs with 2 to 3 layers of heavy duty aluminum foil, sealing ends tightly. Grill ribs 1 hour. Remove foil. Brush ribs with maple syrup. Grill ribs 3 to 5 minutes per side or until browned.

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