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- Tastes just like Hard Rock Cafe's
Serves/Makes:4 to 6
- Watermelon rind from about 1/2 of a small watermelon
- 1 cup (225 ml) dark corn syrup
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) water
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) ketchup
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) distilled vinegar
- 3/4 tsp (4 ml) crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/2 tsp (2 ml) liquid smoke
- 1/4 tsp (1 ml) black pepper
- 4 pounds baby back ribs
- Cut off the green skin and about half an inch of the hard white part, keeping the part of the watermelon that is lighter red to white.
- Stay away from the harder, white rind just inside the green skin.
- Put the rind into a food processor and puree for about only 10 seconds. Strain the liquid from the pulp and use one cup of pulp, measured after straining.
- Combine the pulp with remaining ingredients in a medium size saucepan over high heat.
- Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 1 hour or until it is as thick as you like.
- Cut racks of ribs into plate size portions, 6 to 7 bones per rack.
- Brush ribs with the sauce and wrap each rack individually in aluminum foil. Save some sauce for later.
- Let ribs marinate overnight.
- Preheat oven to 300 degrees (150 C.) F.
- Set the ribs with the seam of the foil facing up, into the oven.
- Bake for 2 to 21/2 hours or until tender.
- Remove ribs from foil, baste with sauce and grill over hot BBQ for 2 to 4 minutes per side, or until you see several spots of charred sauce.
- Serve with remaining sauce on the side.
- People swear this tastes the same as The Hard Rock Cafe's.
I made it, but have never had Hard Rock Cafe Famous Baby Rock Watermelon Ribs, so I can't personally say they taste just like it. Hope it is what you are looking for.
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