B.B. King's rib and jerky recipe?
--BB King's BBQ Ribs--
2 Pounds Pork Loin Ribs
Dry Spice Rub (recipe follows)
4 cups canned tomato sauce
1/2 cup diced tomato
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons dried onion
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup water
Rub ribs well with some of the Dry Spice Rub and refrigerate,
covered, for 4 to 6 hours.
In a saucepan combine tomato sauce, tomato, sugar,
Worcestershire sauce, onion, soy sauce, water, and 1/2 cup
Dry Spice Rub and cook over very low heat for 3 hours.
Preheat a grill or smoker over low heat until hot.
Add ribs and cook, covered, for 3 to 5 hours.
Brush with sauce during last minutes of cooking.
Serve with remaining sauce, coleslaw, and grilled corn on cob.
Dry Spice Rub:
1 cup chili powder
1 tablespoon garlic granules
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons seasoned salt
In a jar combine all ingredients well and store in a dry place,
covered, until ready to use.
1/2 cup dark soy sauce
2 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp monosodium glutamate (optional)
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp powdered ginger
2 Tbls. freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp Tabasco
1/2 tsp liquid smoke seasoning
2 lbs lean beef brisket, eye-of-round or flank steak,
trimmed completely of fat & cut across grain into
slices 1/4 inch thick
To aid in slicing meat thinly, freeze the meat slightly
until ice crystals are formed.
Blend all ingredients except meat in small bowl. Dip each piece
of meat into marinade, coating well. Place in shallow dish.
Pour remaining marinade over top, cover & refrigerate overnight.
Oven method: Preheat oven to lowest setting (about 130F).
Place several layers of paper towels on baking sheets. Arrange
meat in single layer on prepared sheets and cover with
additional toweling. Flatten meat with rolling pin. Discard
towels and set meat directly on oven racks, with foil below
to catch any drips.
Let dry 8 to 12 hours (depending on temperature of oven).
Dehydrator method: Arrange meat on trays in single layer and
dehydrate 10 to 12 hours, depending on thickness.
Store jerky in plastic bags or in tightly covered containers in
cool, dry area.
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