No-Caf Java Ribs
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No-caf Java Ribs

This ribs recipe is a really unique in that it is sure to tantalize the taste buds of your guests as they try to imagine what could be the mystery ingredient that produces this marvelous flavor? Versatile & delicious; thats Teeccino!
Course Entrees & Sides
Cuisine American
Keyword coffee
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Steam Time 1 hour
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 270kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups strong brewed Java Teeccino
  • 2 lbs baby back pork ribs For vegetarian option, try Field Grain Meat Company

Easy Barbecue Sauce

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp dark molasses unsulphered
  • 3/4 cup strong brewed Java Teeccino
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire Sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • To make the barbecue sauce, combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer, stirring until sugar is completely dissolved. Set aside.
  • Fit a large pot with a steamer tray.
  • Fill pot with the Teeccino until it reaches the bottom of the steamer tray.
  • Add the ribs, arranging them so that they do not overlap.
  • Turn heat on high and bring to a boil.
  • Cover pot, turn the heat to the lowest setting, and let ribs steam for 1 hour, periodically checking and adjusting the level of liquid.
  • Carefully remove the lid and let the steam escape.
  • Using tongs, transfer ribs to a baking pan and let cool.
  • Brush ribs with the BBQ sauce and allow to marinate for at least 10 minutes to 24 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Bake, covered for two hours.
  • Remove cover and bake for another 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Let rest for a few minutes and serve.


Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 424mg | Potassium: 447mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 176IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg