Laura’s Favorite Ribs

This recipe is inspired by the Kaiserhoff restaurant in New Ulm, MN and was Laura's favorite rib recipe growing up!
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Course: Main Course
Keyword: pork
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Servings: 4


  • 4 lbs beef or pork ribs
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce tamari or coconut aminos work well, too
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • minced onion to taste
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 2/3 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup French Dressing
  • 3 tsbp Frank's Red Hot Sauce or fermented hot sauce


  • Mix brown sugar, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, lemon juice, and minced onion and enough water to cover ribs in pot. Simmer for 2 hours or until cooked but not falling apart. Remove ribs from water and lay flat on baking tray.
  • Mix ketchup, mayonnaise, french dressing, and tabasco until combined.
  • Spread sauce on ribs. Bake at 350 F for one hours (flip half way) or grill them.