Dead Man's Chest

 dead mans chest ribs made in stainless steel roaster

Yields: 4 servings
(4-5 ribs per person)
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 2.5 hr

• 2 packs pork loin back ribs (8 lbs. total)
• 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
• 2 teaspoons paprika
• 1½ teaspoons cumin
• 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

• 1½ tablespoons dark brown sugar
• 1½ teaspoons garlic powder
• 5 tablespoons honey
• Orange juice (1 medium orange worth)
• 3 chipotle peppers (crushed)
• 2 cups barbeque sauce (chef's choice)
• 1 large red bell pepper (roasted)



(Rack is optional in the recipe.)


1. Preheat oven to 400° F. Line the roaster with foil. In a small bowl, mix the cayenne, paprika, garlic powder, brown sugar, and cumin. Set aside.

spices for the ribs in roaster rack 

 2. Coat the ribs in barbeque sauce.

ribs in barbeque sauce before putting into roaster 

  3.Rub the spice mixture on top of the barbeque sauce until the ribs are well coated.

ribs before stainless steel roaster 

4. Cover with foil and place in oven for 2.5 hours. Meanwhile, combine honey, chipotle peppers, crushed garlic, and squeezed orange juice in small bowl.

 covered meat in stainless steel roaster orange and chipotle mix for dibs in stainless steel roaster


5. Remove ribs from oven and brush honey chipotle sauce on top of ribs.

brushed ribs in stainless steel roaster 

6. Place ribs back in oven on broil setting for 3 minutes.
ribs back in oven with roaster

7. Take ribs back out and allow to cool. Arrange the ribs about the roasted red bell pepper so that it looks like a rib cage and heart in the middle for a spooky setting!

final ribs with skull


 Happy Halloween! 


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