Spicy Cranberry Riblets

  • Yield: servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins


3pounds pork back ribs, cut lengthwise across bones in half (have butcher do this)
1cup whole cranberry sauce
1/2cup hoisin sauce
1teaspoon ground fresh chili paste
1/4teaspoon salt
1/8teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Heat oven to 250F.

  2. Cut ribs between bones into serving pieces. Place ribs, meaty side up, in single layer in shallow baking pans. Roast uncovered for 1 1/2 hours.

  3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix remaining ingredients for sauce.

  4. Raise oven temperature to 375F. Brush ribs with half of sauce mixture; bake uncovered 20 minutes, until ribs are tender and sauce is nicely glazed.

  5. Heat remaining sauce to boiling and serve alongside ribs for dipping.  

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 270
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 15g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 360mg
  • Potassium 200mg
  • Carbohydrate 17g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Protein 16g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%