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October 30, 2019

BBQ Bourbon Grilled Lamb Ribs


Recipe Provided By
"The Curious Plate"
Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

20 min

Total Time

30 min



BBQ Bourbon Grilled American Lamb Ribs on a parchment lined sheet tray


  • 2 racks American Lamb ribs, 1 pound each
  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


In a bowl, combine barbecue sauce, bourbon, salt and pepper. 

Place ribs on a sheet of foil. Cover each rack with about 1 cup bourbon barbecue sauce. Close foil; place racks on the grill over medium heat. Grill for 2 hours or until desired temperature has been reached. 

Remove ribs from the grill; serve on large platters.

USDA recommends the following time and temperature parameters

Ground Lamb

Internal temperature of 160°F

All Other Cuts

Internal temperature of 145°F, with a 3 minute rest

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