When it comes to picnic foods, your first instinct is to prepare something that won’t disappoint the picnic goers. Here’s what I suggest: Baby Back Ribs and a popular Filipino dish, Bihon (with a twist). Related read: Celery Helps You Lose Weight, and Many More!
Fall-off-the-bone Baby Back Ribs:
1 rack baby back ribs
1 large lemon
Barbecue sauce (I use the hickory brown sugar sauce available in the grocery stores)
1/2 cup brown sugar
4 tsp paprika
4 tsp chili powder
2 tsp thyme
2 tsp iodized salt
2 tsp mustard powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1) Position the oven rack in the middle. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C)
2) Clean the ribs – take off the fat layers as much as you can, using a small knife. Remove the silver membrane at the back with the use of a paper towel so it doesn’t slip when you grab it.
3) Cut each rib apart
4) Soak ribs in fresh lemon juice for about 10 minutes.
5) Prepare the rub: mix all the ingredients for the rub properly.
6) Dip each rib into the rub covering all sides.
7) Place them into the baking pan, meaty side down
8) Cover with a foil, shiny side out
9) Pop into the oven for 2hrs 15mins
10) Remove from the oven and drain as much liquid as you can
11) Rub with barbecue sauce on one side
12) Pop into the oven set to Broil (low) for 5 minutes
13) Remove from the oven and reverse ribs / upside down
14) Rub with barbecue sauce
15) Back to the oven set to Broil (low) for 5 minutes
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