Wild Boar St. Louis Spare Ribs
Two Racks (Approx. 5lbs Each, 10lbs Total)
Wild boar spare ribs are tremendously juicy, tender and perfect for the grill. These are St. Louis style spare ribs, meaning that the surrounding bones and cartilage have been removed to make them easier to eat (and so you’re paying for less bone).
Food & Wine Magazine has called our wild boar “the ultimate sustainable meat” – read the full article. Unlike much of the Wild Boar on the market, ours isn’t farm-raised—it’s truly wild, trapped in the Texas Hill Country.
The wildness of true Wild Boar meat gives it a distinct game flavor that farm-raised Wild Boar simply cannot match. Although similar to domestic pork and farm-raised Wild Boar, wild Wild Boar has a deeper color, leaner texture, tighter grain, and bolder taste.
RECIPES & TIPS
Wild Boar ribs cook similarly to regular pork ribs. However, their meat is comparatively lean, so it is a particularly good candidate for brining if you're going to roast them (how to brine meat).
BBQ sauces and rubs meant for conventional pork will work, but the nuanced, sweet nutty taste of wild boar also opens other possibilities commonly used when cooking game meats. Wild boar meat pairs well with rich, fruity flavors like red wine, prunes, brandy, and apples. Herbs and spices frequently used with wild boar include rosemary, thyme, and the always game meat friendly juniper berries.