Disney Recipe: Recreate The DCL Guava Glazed Barbecue Ribs For Dinner

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BBQ Ribs

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If you have ever had the opportunity to sail on the Disney Cruise Line, you may be familiar with some of the outstanding dishes they offer at the various restaurants on board.

The Guava Glazed Barbecue Ribs are one of the more popular dishes order aboard the Disney Cruise Line, but now you can make them in the comfort of your own home! This delicious 24 hour marinade consists of a variety of herbs and spices and will sure leaving you feeling satisfied.

bbq ribs
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Guava Glazed Barbecue Ribs

Serves: 4



  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 3 tbsp. cilantro (chopped)
  • 3 tbsp. oregano (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. cracked black pepper
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1⁄2 cup water
  • 1 rack pork spareribs

Guava Barbecue Sauce

  • 1 cup guava puree
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 3⁄4 cup clear honey
Disney Cruise Line ship with Mickey and the gang watching
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For the Rib Marinade

  1. Place all the ingredients, except the water and bay leaves, in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth, place into a mixing bowl and add the bay leaves and water.
  3. Pour the mixture over the ribs so both sides are covered and marinate for a minimum of 24 hours.

For the Guava Sauce

  1. Mix ingredients together.

For the Ribs

  1. Transfer the ribs and the marinade to a roasting pan*, cover and place into a preheated oven at 270 degrees. Roast for 1.5 hours.
  2. Remove the ribs from the marinade and place onto another baking tray, brush with the guava barbecue sauce and place back into the oven. Roast for 25 minutes at 340 degrees until cooked through and glazed.
  3. Remove and rest for 10 minutes, then carve.
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Will you be making these copy cat guava glazed barbecue ribs from Disney Cruise Line? Let us know in the comments.

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