Loulou's Buffalo Ribs

Total Time:
13 hr 50 min
40 min
9 hr
4 hr 10 min

6 to 8 servings

  • Marinade:
  • 1 cup liquid smoke
  • 6 ounces dark, heavy beer
  • 2 ounces chile flakes
  • 2 ounces sea salt
  • 2 ounces Italian seasoning
  • 1 ounce freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 2 racks buffalo ribs (about 5 pounds each)
  • House Barbeque Sauce:
  • 4 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 ounces cayenne
  • 2 ounces horseradish
  • 2 ounces brown sugar
  • 2 ounces liquid smoke
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • For the marinade: In a large bowl, mix 1 cup water, the liquid smoke, beer, chile flakes, sea salt, Italian seasoning, pepper and bay leaves. Place the ribs in a hotel pan and pour the marinade over. Marinate the ribs overnight.

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Bake the ribs in the oven, semi-slow and low, for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.

  • Pull out the ribs, and rest them for 1 hour, reserving any liquids at the bottom of the pan.

  • For the sauce: In a large bowl mix the au jus from the baked ribs, the ketchup, honey, cayenne, horseradish, sugar, smoke and some salt and pepper.

  • Preheat the grill to 350 degrees F. To serve, grill to char the ribs, 5 to 8 minutes. Add on some of the barbeque sauce and serve.

Professional Recipe: This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe in the proportions indicated and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.

Loulou's Griddle in the Middle uses Black Prince Porter, a local delicious beer for the marinade.

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