Hard Apple Cider Ribs
Lyndsay Burginger

Hard Apple Cider Ribs


This recipe was made in partnership with Angry Orchard Hard Cider. 

Hard Apple Cider Ribs

Hard Apple Cider Ribs

Apple and pork always go hand-in-hand. These Hard Apple Cider Ribs are no exception to the beautiful pairing of pork and sweet apple.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 bottles Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Hard Cider
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 rack pork ribs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1-2 cups BBQ sauce


  • Preheat your oven to 250ºF. Pour Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Hard Cider into the bottom of a deep roasting pan with onion. Top with the pork ribs. Sprinkle the pork ribs with paprika and salt and pepper to taste. Cover with aluminum foil tightly and cook 3 hours or until tender.
  • Remove foil and transfer ribs to a baking sheet. Discard apple cider and onion. Preheat broiler to high and brush ribs with BBQ sauce. Broil until sauce is lightly charred. Slice and serve.


Serve with a side of baked apples if desired.
Hope you have a lot of napkins!

Perfect Pairing

Lunch time!