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Tropical Butt Burning Ribs

    These Tropical BBQ Ribs are a delightful combination of sweet, savory, and spicy flavors. Marinated overnight in a blend of pineapple juice, honey, and the fiery ‘Calypso Tropical Butt Burner’ sauce, these ribs are sure to be a hit at your next barbecue or family dinner.


    • 1 kg beef or pork ribs: Choose your preferred type of ribs.
    • 100 ml pineapple juice: Adds sweetness and tenderizes the meat.
    • 4 tablespoons soy sauce: For a savory umami flavor.
    • ‘Calypso Tropical Butt Burner’ sauce to taste: A spicy hot sauce that adds a tropical heat.
    • 2 tablespoons honey: For sweetness and caramelization.
    • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce: Adds a tangy tomato flavor.
    • Sprinkle of oregano: For a hint of herbal flavor.


    1. Prepare the Marinade:
      • In a large bowl, combine the pineapple juice, soy sauce, ‘Calypso Tropical Butt Burner’ sauce, honey, tomato sauce, and a sprinkle of oregano.
      • Mix well to ensure all ingredients are thoroughly combined.
    2. Marinate the Ribs:
      • Place the beef or pork ribs in a large resealable plastic bag or a shallow dish.
      • Pour the marinade over the ribs, ensuring they are fully coated.
      • Seal the bag or cover the dish and refrigerate overnight. For best results, marinate for at least 8 hours to allow the flavors to penetrate the meat.
    3. Cook the Ribs:
      • Preheat your grill, oven, or smoker to medium heat.
      • Remove the ribs from the marinade and let any excess drip off. Reserve the marinade for basting.
      • Grill, bake, or smoke the ribs, turning occasionally and basting with the reserved marinade during cooking. Cooking times will vary:
        • Grill: Grill over medium heat for about 20-30 minutes, turning and basting frequently.
        • Oven: Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F) and bake the ribs on a foil-lined baking sheet for 1-1.5 hours, basting occasionally.
        • Smoker: Smoke the ribs at 110°C (225°F) for 3-4 hours, basting occasionally.
    4. Check for Doneness:
      • The ribs are done when they are tender and the internal temperature reaches at least 75°C (165°F) for pork or 63°C (145°F) for beef.
      • Allow the ribs to rest for a few minutes before serving.
    5. Serve:
      • Serve the Tropical BBQ Ribs hot, with your favorite side dishes such as coleslaw, corn on the cob, or baked beans.
      • Garnish with fresh herbs if desired.


    • For Extra Flavor: Add a splash of lime juice to the marinade for a tangy twist.
    • Vegetarian Option: Use the marinade on grilled vegetables or tofu.
    • Storage: Store any leftover ribs in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently on the grill or in the oven.

    Enjoy these deliciously tropical and spicy ribs that are perfect for any occasion!