Pork Rib Marinade

Pork Rib Marinade
Claire Cohen
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 10 mins
Serving: 1 serving
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
613 Calories
24g Fat
33g Carbs
55g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 613
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 171mg 57%
Sodium 175mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 55g
Calcium 85mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This marinade uses a delicious pork rub combined with corn syrup and vinegar to create a flavorful pork rib marinade. If you do not want to use corn syrup, then by all means use a good quality maple syrup, agave syrup, or even honey. However, keep in mind that using any of these will change the flavor of the original recipe. 


  • 1 cup​ cider vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon ​pork rub (use the same as you will use on the ribs)
  • 2 tablespoon corn syrup

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for pork rib marinade
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  2. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients, including the rub. Stir gently until most of the rub ingredients has incorporated into the liquid mixture. Let mixture stand for 10 minutes before using.

    Mix in a bowl
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  3. Use for marinading ribs.

How to Marinate the Ribs

  • Marinate ribs overnight in a large resealable bag or a large baking dish. Make sure the ribs are evenly coated and turn occasionally to redistribute the marinade.

    Marinade ribs overnight
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  • Grill or smoke ribs as directed. 

    Pork rib with marinade
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  • Serve and enjoy!


  • If making ahead of time, simply store marinade in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days after preparation. Before using, give mixture a good stir and use as directed above.