Bourbon Baby Back Ribs
30 pounds rack baby back pork ribs, cut into 2-rib sections
4 tablespoons ground cumin
10 cups purchased barbecue sauce
2 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 1/2 cups minced red onion
2 1/2 cups bourbon
6 tablespoons chili powder
Parboil ribs on the stove for 20 minutes. Remove
to large pan and sprinkle ribs with salt, pepper and 2 tablespoons
of the cumin.
Prepare barbecue (medium heat). Place ribs, meaty side up, on grill.
Cover and grill 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, mix barbecue sauce, cilantro, onion, bourbon, chili
powder and remaining cumin in heavy small saucepan; bring to boil,
stirring occasionally. Place saucepan at edge of grill to keep sauce
Turn ribs meaty side down. Cover and grill until cooked through,
about 10 minutes. Turn ribs over again; brush meaty side generously
with sauce. Cover and grill ribs until sauce sets thickly, about 3
Divide ribs between plates. Serve with remaining sauce.