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Molasses-Glazed Ribs

This juicy flavorful molasses-glazed ribs recipe is easy to make and is suitable for anyone on a Paleo, AIP, gluten, and dairy-free diet.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Servings 1 rack of ribs (2-3 people)


  • 2.5-3 lbs pork spare ribs (pasture raised)
  • 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 2 Tbsp honey (raw, local)
  • 2 Tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp shallots or onions, minced
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced


  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a small bowl mix together the blackstrap molasses, honey, coconut aminos, salt, and lemon juice. Peel and mince the onion and garlic and add to the glaze.
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the ribs on the baking sheet and baste both sides of the ribs with about half of the glaze. Cover the baking sheet and the ribs using another baking sheet and roast for 1 hour in the middle of the oven.
  • After one hour, baste the top of the ribs with half of the remaining glaze. Roast covered for another hour.
  • Remove the baking sheet, baste with the rest of the glaze and roast uncovered for 10 minutes on 400 degrees.
  • Serve hot.