YIELD: 6 servings
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 Tbsps. unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tsps. McCormick Gourmet Collection Garlic Salt
1½ tsps. chipotle chile pepper
½ tsp. Saigon cinnamon
3 lbs. pork baby back ribs
¼ cup apple juice
2 Tbsps. tomato paste
1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix sugar, cocoa powder, garlic salt, chipotle chili pepper and cinnamon in small bowl. Reserve 1 tablespoon spice mixture for basting sauce. Rub remaining spice mixture on ribs until well coated. Place ribs in single layer on foil-lined roasting pan. Cover with foil.
2. Bake 1 hour or until meat starts to pull away from bones. Meanwhile, for basting sauce, mix apple juice, tomato paste and reserved 1 tablespoon spice mixture in small bowl.
3. Grill ribs over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes per side or until heated through and evenly browned, brushing with basting sauce.
Recipe and photo from McCormick