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McRib knockoff

JLeonard

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Over on Instagram they are doing McDonald’s McRibs knockoffs. I figured I’d give it a shot. BandCollector BandCollector sent me some jalapeño mustard and Smokey heat pickles. So of course that had to go into this. Used the mustard as a binder and coated with sweet heat rub. Onto the Weber kettle with a little hickory chips for 3 hours of smoke. Wrapped in foil with butter, brown sugar, and cherry coke. Let em braise until the bones pulled out easily. Dressed it up with sweet onions, bbq sauce, and the pickles. Wasn’t half bad. Definitely better than that fake meat from McDonald’s.
thanks for looking.
Jim
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Never had a mcrib but I've seen them on tv. Yours looks and sounds much better. Nice work bud
 

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Looks good! Not sure if I ever had one either. Pull the bones and a big ole hoagie bun and slap it all on one sandwich!

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Man that looks good. Got to be better than the original for sure!!! Nice job!
 

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JLeonard JLeonard

Proper ingredients along with the proper techniques will always out a mass produced product.

Most of McDonald's foods are palatable except for what they pass off as ribs in their McRib sandwich. I would take your version ahead of theirs anytime!

Looks Great,

John
 

JLeonard

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Thanks John. Those pickles you sent are the bomb. I can eat em right out of the jar!
Jim
 

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Jim,

If you want more, just say the word and they will be on the way!

John
 

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Nice write up and for sure had to be better Mickydees. We have made sammies the next day after having ribs.

Warren
 

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Thanks for the like Jim it is appreciated.

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gmc2003

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John those look really good to me. Keep making them and maybe you'll get a cult following like McDs has for theirs.

Point for sure
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Looks delicious!
Nicely done!
We do those when we have leftover ribs, good stuff!
Al
 

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I had a McRib years ago, and I didn't think it was real bad.
However We haven't had anything not made at home, for the last 11 Months.

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JLeonard

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Bearcarver Bearcarver I loved them when they first came out in the '80s. But the ones I've tried just dont measure up. Maybe its just my desire for the good ole high school days has soured my taste for them.
Jim
 

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Never had a McRib and no desire to eat anything that comes from McDonalds. Those ribs and that sandwich however I'd jump all over. Very nice job Jim.

Robert
 

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I'll be darned if I've ever eaten one also Jim, never been huge on fast food joints where teeners are doing the cooking. I do "Like" the looks of the sanny you made and have done something similar in the past when things have gotten to the FOTB stage of a rib cook. That only ever happened when I wrapped, which I never do anymore. RAY
 

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