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Nutrition Facts

Calories 269
  Calories from Fat 195 (72%)
(33%)Total Fat 22g
(40%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
(24%)Cholesterol 73mg
(3%)Sodium 69mg
(7%)Potassium 239mg
Total Carbohydrate 3g
(2%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(30%)Protein 15g
* 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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Jerk Ribs


  • 2 lbs pork back ribs

  • 2 Tbs dried minced onion

  • 1 Tbs onion powder

  • 4 tsp ground thyme

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 2 tsp ground allspice

  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1 Tbs sugar

  • 2 tsp black pepper

  • 1 tsp cayenne


  • In a small jar with tight-fitting lid, shake together all dry ingredients until well-blended. Rub dry mixture onto all surfaces of ribs. Grill ribs over indirect heat in covered grill, turning occasionally, until ribs are very tender, about 1-1/2 hours (OR roast ribs on rack in shallow pan in 350 degree F. oven for 1 1/2 hours). Cut into 1- or 2-rib portions to serve.

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