Pineapple Ginger Ribs

Author: Canadian Living

May 2-4 just wouldn't be the same without grilling up racks of ribs, and our new "steam-roasting" method of tenderizing them before grilling makes them even more flavourful. A marinade of pineapple juice concentrate gives a strong hit of fruity flavour. Grill slices of fresh pineapple at the same time for a garnish. (Find 8 more lip-smacking rib recipes in our June issue.)

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2005

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs pork back ribs centre cut removed
  • 3 lbs pork side ribs centre cut removed
Pineapple Ginger Marinade:
  • 1/2 cup plum sauce
  • 1/3 cup frozen pineapple juice concentrate thawed
  • 2 tablespoons grated gingerroot
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Method

Pour enough water into shallow roasting pan to come scant 1/2 inch (1 cm) up side. Cut ribs into 2-rib portions; place, meaty side up, in single layer in water. Cover and steam-roast in 325°F (160°C) oven until meat is tender, 75 to 90 minutes. Transfer to large glass baking dish, discarding cooking liquid.

Pineapple Ginger Marinade:
In bowl, whisk together plum sauce, pineapple juice concentrate, ginger, vinegar and salt. Remove 1/4 cup (50 mL) and reserve for basting on grill. Brush remaining marinade all over ribs. Cover and refrigerate ribs and reserved marinade for 4 hours, turning and brushing ribs with marinade in dish at least once. (Make- ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Place ribs on greased grill over medium-high heat; brush with any marinade left in dish. Close lid and grill, turning at least once and basting with reserved marinade, until browned and glossy, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 555 mg
  • Protein 35 g
  • Calories 579.0
  • Total fat 36 g
  • Cholesterol 84 mg
  • Saturated fat 13 g
  • Total carbohydrate 28 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 8.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 13.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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