Coffee Rubbed Lamb Ribs


These cowboy-style ribs make a nice alternative to pork ribs – and they are addictively good. 


Ingredients List:

  • 8 racks SunGold Lamb Ribs (about 3 lb/1.5 kg)
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely ground espresso or coffee
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) ancho chili powder
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) brown sugar
  • 2 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) garlic powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) onion powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) pepper

Preparation & Directions:

  • Combine espresso, chili powder, brown sugar, salt, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder and pepper; rub all over lamb ribs.
  • Let stand for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 275˚F (135˚C).
  • Line baking sheet with foil; place ribs on a rack on baking sheet.
  • Bake, covering with foil halfway through cooking time for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until tender.
  • Cut into 2-rib portions. Serve immediately.

Tips:

  • Use instant espresso powder if ground is unavailable.
  • Serve with hot sauce or your favourite barbecue sauce for dipping.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours

Serves: 8

 

Nutrition Facts (Per 1/8 recipe)

  • Calories 350
  • Fat 28g
  • Cholesterol 95mg
  • Sodium 670mg
  • Carbohydrate 3g
  • Fibre 1g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 21g