3-2-1 COMPETITION WORTHY PORK RIBS

Updated: Jul 1, 2020

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I’ve picked a few recipes to share just for fun. The first of which are these fine St. Louis style competition worth pork ribs.


Here’s what you’ll need:

  1. A pair of St. Louis style pork rib racks (we get ours at The Warehouse Club in Jurong for less than $10/rack!)

  2. A bit of regular yellow mustard

  3. “Memphis Dust” rib rub

  4. 3/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar

  5. 3/4 cup white sugar

  6. 1/2 cup paprika

  7. 1/4 cup garlic powder

  8. 2 tablespoons ground black pepper

  9. 2 tablespoons ground ginger powder

  10. 2 tablespoons onion powder

  11. 2 teaspoons rosemary powder

  12. A few knobs of unsalted butter

  13. Brown sugar

  14. A tiny splash of apple juice

  15. A good slathering of Competition Red Sauce (a la Big Bob Gibson’s recipe):

  16. 1 1/4 cups (12.5 oz/355 g) ketchup

  17. 1 cup water (8 oz/235 g) water

  18. 3/4 cup (6 oz/170 g) vinegar

  19. 3/4 cup (6 oz/170 g) tomato paste

  20. 3/4 cup (4.5 oz/135 g) brown sugar

  21. 2/3 cup (7.75 oz/220 g) corn syrup

  22. 1/2 cup (4 oz/ 170 g) pure maple syrup

  23. 4 tbsps (1.5 oz/100 g) honey

  24. 3 tbsps (2.25 oz/60 g) molasses

  25. 4 tsps (25 g) salt

  26. 4 tsps (.75 oz/20 g) Worcestershire sauce

  27. 1 tbsp (.75 oz/25 g) applesauce

  28. 1 1/2 tsps (.25 oz/8 g) soy sauce

  29. 1 1/2 tsps (.25 oz/5 g) liquid smoke

  30. 1 tsp (4 g) onion powder

  31. 3/4 tsp (2 g) cornstarch

  32. 1/2 tsp (1 g) dried mustard powder

  33. 1/2 tsp (1 g) cayenne powder

  34. 1/2 tsp (1 g) black pepper

  35. 1/8 tsp garlic powder

  36. 1/8 tsp white pepper

  37. 1/8 tsp celery seed

  38. 1/8 tsp ground cumin