Cola / Habañera Baby Back Ribs (Oven / Quick Broil)

Cola / Habañera Baby Back Ribs

Oven 1 Hour l Quick Broil

3 – 4 pounds baby back ribs (2 meaty racks)
1 cup cola
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cups brown sugar — packed
2 habañero chilies — seeded/finely chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper

  1. In a small saucepan, combine cola, vinegar, brown sugar and chilies. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until mixture is syrupy. Taste, adjust flavoring. Reduce heat to low and keep sauce warm while ribs cook.
  2. Place one oven rack in middle position. Place another oven rack in broil position. Preheat oven to 300°. Season both sides of ribs with salt and black pepper. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray foil with no-stick cooking spray.
  3. Place ribs on foil and bake on middle oven rack 45 minutes basting ribs occasionally with cola sauce.Turn ribs and continue to cook additional 45 minutes. Brush with sauce occasionally. 
  4. Set oven to BROIL. Liberally spoon remaining sauce over ribs and broil meat side up 4 — 6 minutes until ribs are done. Internal temperature of ribs should be at least 160°.

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