Who does not love a McRib Sandwich????? Not positive why the sandwich is simply accessible just a few days a 12 months. I'm now type of glad it is not accessible on a regular basis as a result of we'd not have tried to make this Copycat McRib at residence and wouldn't have recognized;

  1. it is easy to make '
  2. style wonderful (higher than the actual one!!!!)
  3. I'm positive it has much less energy!!!

A Little History in regards to the McRib

McDonald's launched the McRib in 1981 as a result of there was rooster scarcity. They wanted an substitute for the Chicken McNuggets. So why not a pork sandwich!!!! It wasn't actually successful so that they pulled it 4 years later. In the 2000's they introduced it again for a limited-time. So each Fall the McRib is out there for just a few weeks.

Hey, I like the concept of getting a McRib any time! Bonus, I can choose a terrific lower of pork and use my favourite BBQ Sauce.

The McRib sandwich is absolutely easy to make with only a few components: Pork, BBQ sauce, pickles and onions on a hoagie bun. So easy and oh so good!!! We wish to make extra and go away some within the freezer so now we have a very fast sandwich any time we're hungry for this BBQ deliciousness

How to make this mouthwatering McRib

OK the McRib will not be really made with spare ribs it is made with chopped pork (sure I do know spare ribs are pork!! HaHa). We used Country Ribs or Boneless Pork Chops. They each work nice and style nice!

The first step to make this copycat McRib sandwich is to grind up the pork. We used nation ribs so we lower the pork into about 1 inch chunks. If we simply tossed your complete rib into the meals processor it won't grind evenly and we'd find yourself with some bigger items and a few over chopped items of pork.

Add the chopped pork to the meals course of with the spices and water. This will create a sticky combination and can make it straightforward to form the pork into "rib looking" patties.

First step is to roughly chop the pork then place in a meals processor. Cut of any massive items of fats. The fats does not add any taste solely energy. The taste comes from the pork and the nice spices!

Add the water and spices to the pork. Finely chop the pork, spices and water in a meals processor. A meat grinder and in addition be used however be certain that to essentially work the spices evenly into the meat.

After chopping the pork divide it into even parts (about 4 ounces per portion) . Form the pork right into a form like the form and dimension of the bun you might be utilizing. We desire to make use of a pleasant smooth hoagie buns. But a hamburger bun works nice additionally. Heck two slices of bread would even be nice. Just use no matter you could have in the home.

Once the pork is formed within the dimension you need take your fingers and press down on the pork so it appears to be like like the form of spareribs. See the image under (that is our model of pretend ribs!!). I'm fairly positive McDonald's has a machine that can form the pork. Only a guess on my half however I do not suppose they're making the McRib by hand forming. HaHa

Place the pork on a tray lined with parchment paper or foil. Then within the freezer they go!! Freeze the patties till they're frozen stable, which ought to take about two hours. We like to make further and freeze them for fast dinners. So once we are hungry for a sandwich simply pull them out of the freezer and BAM dinner is prepared in a couple of minutes with little or no effort!!! If you make further, as soon as the patties are frozen switch them to a freezer secure bag or container.


Once the McRib patties are frozen, the remainder of constructing the McRib is absolutely easy. Leave the patties on parchment or foil place the tray within the oven and bake at 325 levels for about 20 minutes. Make positive the pork is at the very least 145 levels.

When the meat is cooked let it cool for a couple of minutes dip it in your favourite candy and tangy BBQ sauce. Place the ribs again within the oven for a further jiffy to warmth the sauce and to have it get good and BBQ sticky!


This couldn't be simpler to construct. chile the McRib is within the oven put together the toppings. Chop Onion in skinny slices, place the pickles on a spot, and place further BBQ Sauce in a bowl. I wish to warmth my buns within the microwave for 15 to twenty seconds. This softens the buns and I imagine makes the bun so significantly better. Once the McRib is cooked they are often positioned on a plate and everybody can construct their very own sandwich.

Build the McRib Sandwich and Enjoy!!!!

Place the BBQ McRib on backside bun. We like so as to add extra BBQ sauce to the patty so it's dripping in sauce. Top the patty with pickles, sliced onions after which the highest of the bun. There aren't any extra toppings to this sandwich. It is so easy to make and so darn yummy!!!

McRib Sandwich - Copycat

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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BBQ, McRib, Pork
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 496kcal
Author: Belly Laugh Living


  • 1 Pound Country Ribs, Pork Chops or Pork Loin
  • 3 Tablespoon Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 Cup BBQ Sauce
  • 16 Dill Pickles
  • 1 Onion
  • 4 Hoagie Buns


  • Cut the Pork into chunks.
    1 Pound Country Ribs, Pork Chops or Pork Loin
  • Add the Pork, Water, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Salt and Sugar to a meals processor. Process till the combination is usually easy. Takes about 1 minute.
    3 Tablespoon Water, 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder, 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder, 1 teaspoon Salt, 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • Line a cookie sheet pan with parchment paper or foil. Spray flippantly with olive oil spray. Divide the pork combination into 4 equal parts. Place the patties on the pan.
    Shape every pattie right into a flat form the dimensions of the hoagie bun. Using your fingers or the deal with of a desk knife. Make 2 impressions in every patty. About midway via the patty.
  • After forming all of the patties place the cookie sheet into the freezer for two to three hours till frozen. NOTE: Once frozen the patties may be positioned in a freezer bag and saved for future.
  • When able to cook dinner preheat oven to 350 levels. Place the cookie sheet with the patties within the oven. Bake for 20 minutes or till the pork is completed.
  • Coat the McRib Patties generously with BBQ Sauce. Place again in oven cook dinner for a further 6 minutes, till the sauce is sweet and sticky!
    1 Cup BBQ Sauce
  • Slice the onions in skinny slices.
  • Place the McRib on the underside Hoagie Bun. Add some extra BBQ sauce if you'd like extra zip to the sandwich.
  • Top the McRib with pickles an onions.
    1 Cup BBQ Sauce, 16 Dill Pickles
  • Top the McRib with the Bun and ENJOY!!!!
    4 Hoagie Buns


Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 3941mg | Potassium: 891mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 637IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 13mg
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