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Chocolate Chipotle Baby Back Ribs

post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 

Looking through Steve Raichlen Rib book for something different and came across this

 

Cousin Dave's Chocolate Chipotle Ribs

 

Cooking on the New Braunfels

temp around 225

start time 12:00 noon  finished at 6:30

 

2 whole chipotle peppers seeds in

2 Jalapeno peppers seed in

1 scotch bonnet pepper seeds in

1/2 of medium onion

garlic  2 cloves

1/4 cup cilantro

chocolate bar 

two strips of lemon zest

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 tablespoon chile powder

2 teaspoons course salt

1 teaspoon lemon pepper

vegetable oil

 

chop all ingredients and place in food processor

blend well adding oil till it creates a nice thick paste

 

spread paste over both sides of ribs and set in fridge overnight

 

get smoker going with some pecan wood chunks and cook about three hours

 

foiled with some honey and butter and another coat of the chocolate paste

 

back in for about two hours

 

remove from foil and back on the smoker with a couple fresh hickory wood chunks for an hour and a half

 

let em rest and slice em up for your pals

 

 

Heres how it went down,,,,,,,,,,,,

 

 

taking that silver skin off is easy with a dull knife

 

everything sliced up ready for the processor

 

 

 

doesnt that look yummy,   dont touch your eyes!

 

 

after a night in the fridge

 

 

onto the braunfels

 

 

hey where's my piece?

 

into the foil

 

looking tasty, that camera was a little shaky by this time of day!

 

 

let that baby rest for a little bit,  doesn't that crust look nice 

 

 

sliced up ready to eat

 

close up

 

closer up

 

 

 

thanks for looking 

post #2 of 6

looking good

post #3 of 6

Dang nab it man that looks good I am glad my wife does not see this or we would be doing this every day,,,,:drool:

post #4 of 6
Thread Starter 
I guess you need to go show her then!
post #5 of 6

Wow, looks great!!  I've always liked chicken mole and never thought about pork............now, my mouth is wet and thinking.  It's amazing that so many people don't know about the wonders of chocolate and meat and when I mention it, they make a funny face, but once they taste it, they want more.  I sometimes add some peanut butter or ground up pumpkin seeds to the rub/paste.

 

BTW..........what's the rum for???not mentioned in the ingredients.................

post #6 of 6

Just wondered if the spice level was really high after the cook or did it mellow after the smoke process. It really looks great, nice job

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