Recipes and Cooking Baby Back Ribs And Quick Pickles Be the first to rate & review! Author and food blogger Gaby Dalkin, makes bakes these ribs in advance and tosses them on the grill to finish at party time. Serve the rib recipe with tangy pickles to complete the backyard cookout entree. By Gaby Dalkin Gaby Dalkin Website Gaby Dalkin is a trained chef and food stylist with her own personal brand, What's Gaby Cooking. She has written four cookbooks: What's Gaby Cooking, What's Gaby Cooking: Eat What You Want, Absolutely Avocados, and What's Gaby Cooking: Take it Easy. She is also a contributor to Better Homes & Gardens, working on a special edition of Better Homes & Gardens entitled Mindful Eating with What's Gaby Cooking. Gaby has appeared on the TODAY Show cooking segments and is featured in the food blog Create & Cultivate. Gaby graduated from Westlake Culinary Institute with a degree in culinary arts. She then specialized in pastry arts at the Academy of Culinary Education. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on May 3, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Matt Armendariz Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 6 hrs 30 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Ribs: 2 tablespoon granulated sugar 1 tablespoon chili powder ½ teaspoon granulated garlic 2 3 pound racks pork loin back ribs 1 cup beer 1 tablespoon olive oil ¾ cup chopped yellow onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chopped mango ½ cup tomato sauce 2 tablespoon packed brown sugar 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce plus 1 tablespoon adobo sauce 4 green onions, chopped 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 jalapeno chile pepper, stemmed and thinly sliced Quick Pickles: 1 pound Persian cucumbers, sliced 1/2 inch thick 6 green onions, chopped 5 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 jalapeno chile pepper, stemmed, thinly sliced, and seeded if desired 2 - 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon honey Directions Ribs: In a small bowl combine sugar, chili powder, 1 tablespoon kosher salt, and the granulated garlic. Place ribs in a roasting pan. Rub spice mixture onto both sides. Cover with foil. Chill 4 to 24 hours. Preheat oven to 350°F. Pour beer around ribs, then re-cover pan with foil. Bake 2 hours or until meat is very tender.* Meanwhile, for barbecue sauce: in a medium saucepan heat olive oil over medium-high. Add onion and garlic. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until softened and fragrant. Add mango, tomato sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire, vinegar, and chipotle pepper and adobo sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 15 to 18 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Let cool slightly. Using an immersion blender, blend until smooth. Season with salt.* Remove ribs from oven. Generously brush with barbecue sauce. Grill on rack of a covered grill directly over medium heat 7 to 8 minutes each side or until browned. Cut ribs into individual portions. Arrange on platter. Top with green onions, cilantro, and jalapeno slices. Serve with Quick Pickles and remaining barbecue sauce. Serves 6. Quick Pickles: Place cucumber slices in a colander over a bowl. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon kosher salt; stir to coat. Let stand 30 minutes. Rinse and drain. Blot dry with towels. In a medium bowl combine cucumbers, green onions, vinegar, jalapeno, garlic, ginger, and honey. Stir to coat. Chill, covered, 4 hours or overnight. Tips Prepare ribs through Step 2. Transfer to a rimmed baking pan, reserving cooking liquid. Let cool 30 minutes. Drizzle with enough cooking liquid to moisten; discard any remaining cooking liquid. Chill, covered, overnight. Grill as directed in Step 4. Barbecue sauce can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 1 week. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 319 Calories 14g Fat 25g Carbs 26g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 319 % Daily Value * Total Fat 14g 18% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 75mg 25% Sodium 1121mg 49% Total Carbohydrate 25g 9% Total Sugars 18g Protein 26g Vitamin C 24.4mg 122% Calcium 90mg 7% Iron 2.5mg 14% Potassium 722mg 15% Folate, total 35.9mcg Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg Vitamin B-6 0.7mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.