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Title: Southwest Riblets

User: nnss

Yield: 6 servings

Categories: mexican, meats, appetizers

amount unit name
1/2 C onion chopped, 1 medium
2 T vegetable oil
1 T red chiles ground
6 ea juniper berries dried,crush
3 ea cloves garlicfinely chopped
1/2 T salt
1/2 OZ baking chocolate grated
1 C water
2 T cider vinegar
6 OZ tomato paste 1 cn.
2 T sugar
3 LB pork back ribs fresh, *


* Rack Of ribs should be cut lengthwise across the bones. Have the
butcher do this with his meat saw.
~-- Cook and stir onion in oil in 2-quart saucepan 2 minutes. Stir
in ground red chiles, juniper berries, garlic and salt. Cover and
cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in chocolate until
melted. Pour water, vinegar and tomato paste into food processor
workbowl fitted with steel blade or into a blender container. Add
onion mixture and sugar; cover and process until well blended. Heat
oven to 375 Degrees F. Cut between pork back ribs to separate.
Place in a single layer in roasting pan, pour sauce evenly over pork.
Bake uncovered 30 minutes; turn pork. Bake until done, about 30
minutes longer.