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Spicy Asian Country-Style Ribs

Country-style ribs are an often-overlooked delicacy. All the meaty goodness of ribs, but without the bones. Boneless pork ribs are similar in texture and flavor to pork belly and are usually inexpensive. This recipe has an amazing spiciness and savory platform to enhance and carry the natural flavor of the pork. Make these spicier with red pepper flake, wasabi paste, or pepper sauces. This same treatment can be used on rack of ribs as well, simply adjust the cooking time accordingly.

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Yields: 3 Servings | Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Total Time: 4-5 Hours


2-3 lbs. Boneless pork ribs

Gochujang sauce (Korean hot sauce; sub Sriracha)

¾ c. Japanese BBQ sauce

2 tbs. black pepper ground

1 tbs. fresh ginger grated

3 garlic cloves minced

Unsalted butter

Those Florida Guys FL All-Purp

Those Florida Guys FL Errthang

Hot Honey (optional garnish)


​1 | Pat the ribs dry.

2 | Coat ribs with the gochujang as a binder.

3 | Evenly coat the ribs on all sides with Those Florida Guys FL All-Purp.

4 | Bring smoker to 250 degrees.

5 | Place ribs in smoker for 2-3 hours or until ribs hit an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

**Cook time depends on the size of the ribs and ambient temperature. Your ribs may need more or less time.**

6 | Combine the Japanese BBQ sauce, black pepper, ginger, garlic, 2 tbs. gochujang, 1 tbs. FL All-Purp and mix thoroughly, adding more sauce as needed. If more spice is desired, add 1 heaping tsp. red pepper flake to the mixture.

7 | Make an aluminum foil boat large enough for your ribs. You may need to make more than one wrap depending on how many ribs you are cooking. It is okay to double wrap the ribs.

8 | Place pats of butter along the length of the boat, remove ribs from the smoker place ribs on top of the butter and coat the ribs with the sauce mixture, then seal up the foil tightly.

9 | Place wrapped ribs back in the smoker for 1-2 hours or until the ribs reach an internal temperature of 195-200 degrees.

10 | Pull the ribs off the smoker and let rest for 20-30 minutes in a cooler, still wrapped in the foil.

11 | Serve sliced or whole.

12 | Drizzle on hot honey or gochujang sauce if desired, then sprinkle on Those Florida Guys FL Errthang for extra flavor and crunch.

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