Hawaiian Barbecue Ribs + Apple Potato Salad + Dirty Rice

This Hawaiian Barbecue Ribs will make you swoon with its sweet and tangy sauce. It’s a perfect rainy day meal!

Hawaiian Barbecue Ribs + Apple Potato Salad + Dirty Rice

I love it when it rains in the evening… even in the afternoon.

I love it when there’s soft cool air blowing in my face instead of the sweltering heat we experience every single day. The rain makes for a cooler evening and even cooler blow of the air conditioner.

Today for lunch is a meal maybe reminiscent of the Summer grilling and outdoor barbecues.. only everything was done indoor. Thank God for ovens, grill pans, and inspiration to make awesome lunch for the loves of my life…

Hawaiian Barbecue Ribs + Apple Potato Salad + Dirty Rice

We had the juiciest and tastiest Hawaiian Barbecue (Baby Back) Ribs, Apple Potato Salad, Dirty Rice, and Fried Saba. Yeah, you could say it was a production number and I’d say I was able to pull it off… and there was a standing ovation…

Everybody’s tummy and tastebuds were happy.. my heart was happy.

Hawaiian Barbecue Ribs + Apple Potato Salad + Dirty Rice

Can I just say I missed eating potato salad? That’s why I made this creamy and crunchy Apple Potato Salad… It is just the perfect side dish to baby back ribs!!

Hawaiian Barbecue Ribs + Apple Potato Salad + Dirty Rice

Plus I had an easy-to-do “Dirty Rice”. It needs a little improvement so I won’t be sharing with you the recipe just yet.

*Wink* Wink*

After lunch, I got myself a nap with Twinkle, watched a couple of episodes of Scandal…. and inquired at this gym near our house.

Yeah, I’ve been contemplating on going to the gym for the last couple of months. I realized  Hip Hop Abs-ing at home is not working for me at this time because I see too much work and I get tired of my exercises (Boooring!) *Sob*. I haven’t decided yet but I figured that if I go to the gym and there’s a trainor then my exercises will be varied and it won’t bore the hell out of me.

Wish me luck.


Hawaiian Barbecue Ribs + Apple Potato Salad + Dirty Rice

  • Author: Peachy Adarne


  • Baby Back Ribs (around 1.1kg)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp spanish paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 cup BBQ Sauce (I used Hunt’s BBQ Sauce)
  • 1 tbsp Liquid Smoke
  • 1/4 cup Pineapple marmalade


  1. Preheat oven to 300ºF (150ºC). Cover your pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Peel the silver skin (that’s the film like skin) off the back of the ribs – lift with a sharp knife and grab with a paper towel to remove.
  3. Prepare dry rub by combining the following ingredients in a bowl: salt, pepper, brown sugar, paprika, garlic powder,cumin,chili powder, and instant coffee.
  4. Coat the baby back ribs with dry rub and place bone side down in your pan.
  5. Cover with foil to prevent it from burning.
  6. Roast Ribs in the oven for 2.5 – 3 hours depending on the thickness. This pair I roasted for 2.5 hours.
  7. Combine BBQ sauce, liquid smoke, and pineapple marmalade in a bowl, mix well.
  8. Brush all sides of ribs. Return in the oven without the foil cover and cook until bubbly.
  9. Serve with apple potato salad, dirty rice and fried saba.

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20 Responses

    1. This is definitely a combo that is insanely good and delicious

    2. Me too, prefer ko yung medyo windy kesa sa sobrang init. Hawaiian Barbeque back ribs looks so delicious plus meron pa syang apple potato salad and syempre di nawawala ang rice, dirty rice pla tawag dito ? Perfect combination!

  1. Your photos make me so hungry. 🙂 I am keen on the “saging na saba” that was fried and served along with the ribs. I am not much of a meat eater but once in a while, I enjoy a good meal and your meal surely looks delectable.

    1. Nakakagutom parang fiesta ang handaan. Ang sarap lahat enjoy ang boung pamilya sa salo-salo na ito.Thanks for the recipe ma.

    2. Ung apple potato salad gusto ko din po i try napaksarap nito ?

  2. Another Exciting recipes .Thank you for sharing this Mamsh . Siguradong mag eenjoy ang family ko sa masarap na recipes na ito .Will surely try this too?

  3. Super yummy nmn neto momsh..ilove this..naku sira ang diet..extra rice p more???

  4. I miss eating baby back ribs na..Nung nasa kitchen ako isa ito sa best selling namin..curious lang ako sa recipe ng apple potato salad and dirty rice mommy..Wait ko ung recipe mo on your next blog heheeh.

  5. Perfect Combo this is one of the best and very yummy dishes. Thank you for your amazing recipes.

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I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →






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