Baby Back Ribs with Espresso & Grilled Peach BBQ Sauce
Recipe - No. 26
Min. 90 mins.
Behind the Recipe
Nothing So Sweet As Southern Hospitality
Just outside Macon we pulled off at a roadside BBQ tent. It was hotter than hot, but we didn’t care. They plucked peaches from nearby trees, grilled them, and mashed them into a spicy-sweet, sticky sauce that changed the way I looked at ribs forever.
As you can probably tell, these aren’t your everyday ribs. No, we’re bringing in a couple of unconventional ingredients to put a spin on your standard fare. Don’t worry, we aren’t messing with greatness here—we’re merely adding to it.
- 1 rack baby back ribs
- 2 ripe peaches
- 2 cups ground espresso
- 3 tbsp. honey
- 1 bottle BBQ sauce
- Add BBQ sauce, espresso, and honey to large mixing bowl.
Grill peaches over indirect heat until soft.
Remove peach pits and blend. Then add to mixing bowl with BBQ sauce.
Grill ribs at over indirect heat (300 degrees) for a minimum of 90 minutes, smoking as desired.
Remove ribs and let rest for 5 minutes.
Coat ribs with espresso and grilled peach BBQ sauce.
Plate, serve, and enjoy!