Award-winning Bison Back Ribs

Prep Time: 20 minutes |  Cook Time: 3 1/2 - 4 hours + 10 minutes |  Total Time: 4 - 4 1/2 hours  | Serves: 4 portions

Elevate the Plate and put Noble Premium Bison back ribs on the menu. These ribs are one of our more popular Creative Cuts; bison cuts that are often under-utilized in the chefs kitchen but over-deliver in terms of customer appeal!

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  • Combine all glazing sauce ingredients into a small saucepan; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Combine all ingredients for the spice rub; massage spice blend onto both sides of the bison rib racks.
  • Wrap each rack in parchment paper until sealed, then wrap parchment package into tinfoil to completely seal the juices as the ribs cook.
  • Place tin foil packages onto baking sheets and cook at 120°C/250°F for 3 ½ to 4 hours.
  • Remove racks from the packages and cut the racks into single bones.
  • Brush the bones with glaze and finish on the BBQ for 10 minutes to caramelize.

Award-winning Bison Back Ribs


4 lbs Noble Premium Bison Back Ribs

Glazing Sauce

2 cups (400 g) chopped onions
1 tsp (5 ml) minced garlic
1 c (250 ml) ketchup
1 c (200 g) brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tsp (5 ml) salt
1 tsp (5 ml) coarse ground pepper
2 Tbsp (30 ml) balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp (15 ml) Worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp (15 ml) grainy mustard

Note: Glaze can be made in larger batches ahead of time and refrigerated in a sealed container fridge for 2 days.

Spice Rub

2 Tbsp (30 ml) red chili powder
2 Tbsp (30 ml) dried cumin
2 Tbsp (30 ml) dried oregano
2 Tbsp (30 ml) lemon pepper
2 Tbsp (30 ml) sea salt

Note: Spice rub can be made in larger batches and kept in a sealed jar at room temperature for up to 6 months. Use dried spices only.

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