Hot and Spicy Spareribs

  • Yield: 3 servings


1 (3-pound) rack pork spareribs
2tablespoons butter
1medium onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
2/3cup cider vinegar
2/3cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2tablespoons chili powder
1tablespoon prepared mustard
1/2teaspoon pepper


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over low heat; add onion and garlic, and sauté until tender. Add remaining ingredients, except ribs, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Place ribs on grill over indirect heat; close grill hood. Grill for 1 1/2 hours and then begin basting with sauce every ten minutes, for 30 more minutes. Remove ribs from grill and serve, cutting into serving-size portions. If desired, serve any remaining sauce on the side, bringing it to a boil and boiling gently for 5 minutes. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 1174
  • Fat 73g
  • Saturated Fat 28g
  • Cholesterol 276mg
  • Sodium 1269mg
  • Carbohydrate 68g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Protein 65g