Texas Rib Marinade

Texas rib
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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: about 2 1/2 cups (1 serving)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
348 Calories
1g Fat
81g Carbs
6g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: about 2 1/2 cups (1 serving)
Amount per serving
Calories 348
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 59mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 81g 30%
Dietary Fiber 15g 53%
Protein 6g
Calcium 239mg 18%
*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.)

If you're in search of a Texas rib marinade that'll take your main course to the next level, this is it. This recipe is loaded with flavor and tenderizing power.


  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 large orange
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 3 2-inch pieces lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (dark)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ​Tabasco
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Juice the orange and lemons. Simmer on low heat until sugar dissolves. DO NOT boil.
  3. Once sauce is well combined and sugar has melted, remove from heat and let cool completely before using. Marinate ribs overnight for best results.