Crown Maple Recipes


Smoky Maple Bourbon Ribs

These ribs are smoky, sweet and great for any occasion


20 minutes


2 Hours + Overnight Rest




3 # St. Louis Style Ribs
1/4 cup + 2 Tbl Maple Sugar
2 Tbl Kosher Salt
1 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
1 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
1 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1 tsp Onion Powder
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Black Pepper
1/2 tsp Cayenne
1 1/2 cups Red Wine
1/2 cup Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup


Step One

To prepare ribs, flip them over so that the back side is facing up and remove the thin membrane from the bones. Combine the maple sugar, kosher salt, chili powder, smoked paprika, gralic powder, onion powder, cumin, black pepper and cayenne

Step Two

Liberally rub the spice mixture all over the ribs. Wrap tightly with plastic wrap and allow to rest overnight

Step Three

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour the wine into the bottom of the pan and place ribs in the pan; Cover with foil and roast 1-2 hours until the bones start to protrude from the rib meat and the meat is very tender

Step Four

Preheat the broiler and transfer the ribs to a clean pan, preferrably one with an elevated rack. Brush the syrup over the top of the ribs and broil until lightly browned. Flip over, brush with more syrup and brown the other side of the ribs

Step Five

Remove ribs from the broiler and allow to rest for 15 minutes before serving