Sticky Balsamic Ribs - Olive Branch Oil & Spice

Sticky Balsamic Ribs

May 24, 2024

These baby back ribs are marinated in balsamic vinegar, garlic and herbs and slathered with a honey balsamic barbecue glaze.



Honey Balsamic BBQ Sauce


  1. In a small bowl mix the vinegar, garlic, brown sugar, aleppo, thyme, rosemary, dijon mustard, salt and pepper together. Slather on the ribs and marinate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Heat the smoker, grill or oven to 225 degrees. Place the ribs bone side down on the grill and cook for 2 hours. 
  3. Meanwhile make the honey balsamic bbq sauce. Add the vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar, honey, dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, granulated garlic, salt and pepper to a small pot. Mix well and simmer for 15 minutes until slightly thickened.
  4. Increase the heat to 375 degrees. Coat the ribs with about half the sauce and wrap the ribs in 2 layers of foil. Place back on the grill and cook for another hour. 
  5. To serve cut the ribs and drizzle with more sauce. 

Takes 3 hours (plus 2 hours marinating)

Serves 4-6

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