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An Aldi opened up a couple months ago near my house. I’ve always wanted to try their spare ribs, finally picked up a rack and gave it a try. I didn’t trim anything, just pulled the membrane off. I even kept the little meat flap on. Seasoned it with some rub I found behind the cabinet, which was not a typical rub I would use, but glad I did. Topped it off with some Killer Hogs for a little color, then let it marinate for 30min to an hour. I used a mixture of mesquite and pecan chunks. Through-out the cook, I spritzed it with diluted apples cider vinegar. My wife made a BBQ sauce that she used on bacon chicken wraps. Man was it good. I think it consisted of banana ketchup, sweet baby rays, sriracha (very little) and brown sugar. Was surprised how fresh the ribs were compared to the Kroger brand I normally get. Definitely getting those ribs again.

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On 10/14/2017 at 12:40 PM, LargeRedJoe said:

Those look darned good and very "meaty" - which is a good thing when talking about ribs, spare or babyback. See if you can entice that sauce recipe out of your wife. :)

Thanks! Spicy banana ketchup, sriracha, brown sugar and sweet baby rays. She didn't measure, she eyeballed everything. lol. Next time I'LL measure it.  

22 hours ago, Rusty Shackleford said:

These look Scrumdiddlyumptious!

Oh yes, they were. 

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On 10/14/2017 at 10:07 AM, Mironccr345 said:

 I think it consisted of banana ketchup, sweet baby rays, sriracha (very little) and brown sugar. Was surprised how fresh the ribs were compared to the Kroger brand I normally get. Definitely getting those ribs again.

 

 

Banana Ketchup huh? Sounds like a very Filipino thing to do. I'll have to give it a try now.

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