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Plantation Barbecue

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Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Preparation facts

Cooking Time: 1 hr 30 min

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hr 45 min

Yield: 6 servings


4 lbs country-style pork ribs

1/3 cup lemon juice

1 Tbs all-purpose flour

1/2 cup sorghum or molasses

1/2 cup soy sauce

1/2 cup ground mustard seed

3 Tbs Worcestershire sauce

3-4 drops hot pepper sauce


Trim fat from ribs as needed. Place in a single layer, in a glass or enamel baking dish.

Stir lemon juice into flour until smooth, add remaining ingredients. Pour over ribs, turning to coat. Cover and let stand at room temperature for two hours, or in the refrigerator overnight.

Place a drip pan with 1/2 inch water under grill; bank charcoal and prepare coals. Grill over medium-hot coals for about 1 hour or until done. OR: Bake in a 350 degree F. oven for 1-1/2 hours. Cut into serving portions. Serve with additional sauce.

Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Calories 495
Calories from Fat 214 (43%)
% Daily Value*
36%Total Fat 23g
35%Saturated Fat 7.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.3g
40%Cholesterol 120mg
35%Sodium 831mg
31%Potassium 1079mg
11%Total Carbohydrate 32g
10%Dietary Fiber 2.5g
Sugars 17g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
79%Protein 39g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.
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