Baby Back Ribs

Culinary Tools:

  • Carving Knife
  • 1 Qt mixing bowl
  • Chef’s Knife
  • 5 Qt mixing bowl
  • Round Slotted Masher
  • Roasting Pan


  • 1 ½  lb Baby Back Ribs

Spice Rub Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar 
  • 1/3 tablespoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1/3 tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1/3 tablespoon Ground Coriander
  • 1/3 tablespoon salt
  • 1/3 teaspoon Ground Cumin

Fruit Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1 cup orange, peeled and small dice
  • 1 cup blue berries
  • ¼ cup lime, peeled and small dice
  • 1 cup apple, peeled and small dice
  • ½ cup onion, small dice
  • 2 tablespoons garlic minced
  • ½ cup tomato paste
  • 1/6 cup orange juice
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce


Using the carving knife cut the ribs in to 6 inch pieces. Combine the rub mixture into the 1-quart Mixing Bowl; heavily season and rub the meat. Save the extra spice rub for the sauce. Refrigerate the seasoned meat for at least 1 hour or up to 12 hours.

Using the Chef’s knife cut the ingredients for the sauce as directed. In the 5 Qt mixing bowl combined the ingredients from fruit sauce list and the remaining spice rub; using the masher, mash and mix well the ingredients. Place the seasoned ribs into the roasting pan; evenly cover with the sauce mixture. Cover and place in a pre-heated 300°F oven. And cook for 4 hours or until tender.