Preheat oven to 300F.
Rub salt and pepper and chile onto ribs.
Put ribs into a covered baking dish (or wrap in tinfoil) and bake for 2 1/2 hours.
To make your whiskey sauce, sautee the onions in oil for 5 minutes.
Stir in the rest of your ingredients.
Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat.
Simmer for 1 hour, uncovered to make your sauce thick.
Remove from heat, and set sauce to the side.
Preheat an outdoor grill to high heat.
Remove the ribs from the oven, and let stand 10 minutes.
Remove the racks from the foil, and place on the grill. Grill the ribs for 3 to 4 minutes on each side.
Brush sauce on the ribs while theyre grilling, just before you serve them.