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Nutrition Facts

Calories 568
  Calories from Fat 320 (56%)
(55%)Total Fat 36g
(61%)Saturated Fat 12g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 16g
(45%)Cholesterol 134mg
(38%)Sodium 904mg
(23%)Potassium 807mg
Total Carbohydrate 9g
(4%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(66%)Protein 33g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Country-Style Ribs with Whiskey Barbecue Sauce


  • 2 Tbs Cajun spice blend

  • 2 1/2 lbs country-style ribs

  • Barbecue Sauce1 14.5 oz can tomato sauce

  • 3/4 cup whiskey

  • 1/2 cup steak sauce

  • 2 Tbs grated onion

  • 2 cloves grated garlic

Country style ribs aren’t actually ribs at all, but are a cut of pork between the ribs and the shoulder.


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Rub Cajun spice blend on ribs and place on a rack on a baking sheet. Bake uncovered for 25–30 minutes.
  • While ribs are cooking, add ingredients for whisky barbecue sauce to a small sauce pan.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Let the sauce reduce until it has thickened and the alcohol has cooked off. Sauce will become much sweeter.
  • Baste ribs with sauce and continue to cook until the ribs have reached an internal temperature of 160°F.

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