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

Hard Apple Cider Ribs 

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 3 hours



  • 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!