Whiskey Marinated Grilled Pork Ribs

By: Sheila Reynolds

Here is an amazing Whiskey Marinated Pork Ribs Recipe that will knock the socks of your dinner guests. The sauce is the perfect combo of sweet and heat with the essense of whiskey to give an extra layer of depth to this amazing ribs recipes. You will not be dissappointed!

Whiskey Marinated Pork Ribs Recipe


2 lbs. pork ribs
Salt and pepper, to taste
Cayenne pepper, to taste
½ cup tomato paste
1 cup water
½ cup cider vinegar
½ cup brown sugar
3 tbs. honey
1 tbs. dark molasses
2 tbs. quality whiskey
¼ tsp. paprika
2 cloves garlic, minced


1. Combine all ingredients except the ribs, salt, and pepper in a sauce pan. Simmer for one hour uncovered. Taste and season with salt and pepper. For a spicier sauce, add cayenne pepper or red chili flakes. Let this cool.
2. Arrange the ribs in a baking dish and add the marinade. Refrigerate for 12 hours.
3. Bake at 300 for 2 to 3 hours, covered.
4. Heat an outdoor grill to medium-high. Grill the ribs, basting with the remaining marinade sauce, until caramelized and smoky. Serve.

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