Air fried lemon pepper baby back ribs


For the dry brine
2 racks ribs
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon black pepper
1 tablespoon lemon or lime zest
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon salt
For the lemon pepper sauce
Pan drippings
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon shredded garlic
2 teaspoon lemon/lime zest
1-2 large lemon (juice)
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoon sugar
Additional ingredients
1 cup hot water
1 ½ tablespoon oil
(Oil for frying)


Instructions for Oven braising
Wash and pat dry the ribs
Combine all the ingredients for the dry brine and sprinkle over the ribs evenly back and front
Place on a tray in the refrigerator overnight uncovered
Preheat oven to broil 550 degrees
Slice the whole rack of ribs into individual ribs
Lay the ribs in a sheet pan and coat lightly with 1 ½ tablespoon of oil
Place in the oven and broil the two large sides until slightly golden about 8 minutes

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