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Birch Beer Braised Ribs

Published: October 09, 2015

Prep/Cook Time: 135 minutes

Servings: 1


  • 2 each Hatfield® Pre-Cooked Baby Back Ribs
  • 2 each sweet onions
  • 1 cup barbeque sauce
  • 1 (12 oz.) can birch beer


  • 1 Tbsp. Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Cayenne pepper


  1. Apply dry rub mixture to the pork ribs (can be done 24 hours ahead of time).
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. On a skillet over medium to high heat, brown the pork ribs on all sides (should take 7-8 min).
  4. Place the ribs in an oven proof pan and scatter the onions all around them.
  5. Pour in the birch beer and seal with a lid or tin foil.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F until the pork is tender approximately 1 1/2 hours.
  7. Remove birch beer.
  8. Slather the pork with the barbeque sauce and bake uncovered for 45 minutes or until the meat is brown and the sauce is thick.
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