mediterranean back ribs with pomegranate sauce

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Teresa Howell
from Cusseta, GA

My husband cooked this for our Anniversary Party and everyone loved it and asked when will he be cooking this again, so they could come over, it was really good!!!

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For mediterranean back ribs with pomegranate sauce

  • 5 lb
    pork back ribs
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 - 16 oz
    pomegranate juice, 100%
  • 2/3 c
    ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp
    molasses
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2
    scallions, white and green parts, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced

How To Make mediterranean back ribs with pomegranate sauce

  • 1
    Season ribs with salt and pepper. For a charcoal grill: prepare an indirect medium-hot fire with drip pan in the center. For a gas grill: heat grill to medium and turn off burners directly below where ribs will go.
  • 2
    Lightly oil cooking grate. Place ribs over indirect heat (over drip pan or until burner). Close grill hood and cook until ribs are tender, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. (If using charcoal, add more charcoal briquettes to fire, if necessary, to maintain grill temperature of about 325-350 degrees F.)
  • 3
    Meanwhile, bring pomegranate juice to a boil in medium saucepan over high heat. Boil until thickened and reduced to about 1/3 cup, about 15 minutes. Stir in ketchup, molasses, soy sauce, scallions and garlic. Bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring often, until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.
  • 4
    During last 20 minutes of cooking ribs, baste ribs with sauce. Ribs are done when meat pulls away from the bone.

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