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Drunken BLACK Pork Spare Ribs

Serves 2

1kg rack of pork spare ribs
2 tablespoons (60ml) Stabler & Steel’s Sauce “Black”
3 cloves of garlic, crushed
100g dark soft brown sugar
600g tomato tomato paste
½ cup bourbon
1 tablespoon (30ml) chilli sauce (optional, adjust to taste)
Salt and pepper to season

Preheat your oven on medium low to 150˚C (130˚C) fan.

Peel and roughly chop the onion, quite rustic chop. Place a frying pan over a medium heat until its hot and sdd the olive oil and onions. Cook turning for 3-4 minutes and then add the garlic and season with salt and pepper and cook for another 5 minutes.

Add the chilli sauce (if using) and brown sugar and cook, stirring, for a further 1 to 2 minutes until the sugar has melted.

Add the tomato paste and the Stabler & Steel’s Sauce “Black” and bourbon then stir it to combine. Bring to the boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer for 10 minutes or until the sauce thickens.

Place the ribs into a deep-sided roasting tray and pour the sauce all over the ribs.

Cover with foil and cook in the oven for 2 hours.

After 2 hours increase the temp to 180˚C (160˚C) fan, remove the foil and cook for 30 to 45 minutes turning and basting every 15 minutes.

Remove from the oven and let the ribs cool down so they are not too hot to handle before serving.

Serve while warm with finger bowls of warm water and lemon juice.

Black Caramelised Onions with Bacon and Sweet Potato

A great tasting spoon starter when you are entertaining and easy to bring together.

Makes about 1½ cups (Caramelized Onions)

Ingredients

2 tbsp Stabler & Steel Sauce Magic Black

1/4 cup good olive oil
1 tbsp honey
1/2 cup thin sliced and diced smoky bacon
1 tbsp lemon juice
3 large red onions
1 tsp dried thyme
2 marge sweet potatoes, pealed, cooked and cubes
1 tbsp diced chilli (optional, adjust to taste)
Salt and pepper to taste

Method

Slice the onions in half, then slice very thin.

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat and add the onions and bacon then season with salt and pepper.

Stir constantly until the liquid starts to evaporates from the onions, about 8-10 minutes and then add the honey and lemon juice. You must stir so the onions so they don’t steam in their own juices otherwise they will not caramelize. This takes about 15 minutes.

Reduce the heat to a medium low, add the thyme, chilli (if using) and Stabler & Steel Sauce Magic Black, stir well and cook an additional 20-25 minutes, stirring frequently, until the onions are a rich golden brown.

Add the diced sweet potato cubed and lightly turn to mix and warm up, check seasoning and adjust to taste.

Server in warmed (to the touch) tasting spoons and garnish with some diced chives or parsley.

Slow Smoked Beef Short Ribs with Smoky Dragon Chipotle Sauce

Smoked Beef Short Ribs with Smoky Dragon Chipotle Sauce
(Available from www.hotsauce.kiwi)

Serves 4

Ingredients

2kg (4.4lbs) beef short ribs, trimed of silver slin, cut in 2 if desired

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

½ cup rub your prefered beef rub

For the Finishing Liquid

1-2 tbsp Smoky Dragon SH!THOT Chipotle (Adjust to taste)
(Available from www.hotsauce.kiwi)

1 cup dry red wine

1 cup beef broth
2 tbsp butter

Method

Preheat smoker to 110ºC/225ºF degrees with charcoal and fruit wood and get the tempratrue settled and stable.

Rub ribs with olive oil and season liberally with your choice of rub. If the rub does not have salt and pepper season the ribs before applying the dry rub.

Cook in the smoker for 2 hours maintaining a constant hear.

Combine finishing liquid ingredients in a pot and warm to a simmer for 10 minutes, just before the first 2 hours of smoking is finishing.

Remove the ribs and place in dish large enough to hold them.

Raise the internal temperature of your smoker to 190ºC/375ºF.

Cover the dish tightly with aluminum foil after pouring the finishing liuqid over the ribs and place in the smoker for 2½ hours.

Remove from smoker and baste, recover and cook for another 1-2 hours or until the ribs are fork tender and have pulled down the bone and an internal meat temprature of 95ºC is achieved
(Look for the meat pulling back off the bone and a good dark brown/black colour).

Remove from the smoker, baste the ribs with the sauce and wrap in foil tightly to rest for 20-25 minutes.

Remove the liquid to a small saucepan and mix 2 tsp cornflour with 3 tbsp of red wine. Add to the liquid and sinner over a low heat until its thickened slightly for a yummy sauce. Serve barbecue with sauce on the side.

Serve with your choice of sides

Cornbread Muffin Cups

2 cups coarse cornmeal (available in New Zealand as maize flour or maize meal )
2 cups flour (use gluten-free as required)
1/4 cup caster sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
2 and 3/4 cups milk
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups cheddar (tasty) cheese, grated
Fine diced fresh chilli to taste (optional)

Preheat oven to 200C (400F) degrees, making sure its well warmed up.

Grease a standard size muffin/cupcake tray.

Hot sauce match – Smoky Dragon Chipotle

Mix dry and wet ingredients in 2 separate bowls. Pour the dry over the wet and combine the ingredients gently taking care not to overmix, the batter should be a little lumpy.

Pour into the muffin tray compartments, filling each to ¾ full.

Bake for 10-12 minutes until firm to the touch and lightly browned.

Let muffins cool completely and using a teaspoon or a small knife cut or scoop out the middle of the muffin, making a deep well for your filling.

Add your choice of warmed filling, leftover pulled pork is perfect. Top with a poached egg, garnish with diced chilli if using and serve.

Hot sauce match Smoky Dragon Chipotle

 

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