Jiffy Barbecued Ribs

Jiffy Barbecued Ribs

Discover the secret to fall-off-the-bone, finger-lickin' ribs with this easy grilling recipe.

Prep Time

1:00

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Total Time

1:00

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Makes

6

servings

3
to 4 lb pork spareribs, cut into serving-size pieces
1/4
cup water
1
cup barbecue sauce
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 11x7-inch (2-quart) microwavable dish, place ribs, overlapping slightly if necessary. Add water; cover with microwavable plastic wrap. Microwave on High 5 minutes.
  2. Rearrange ribs and rotate dish 1/2 turn; cover. Microwave on Medium (50%) 15 to 20 minutes, rearranging and turning ribs twice during microwaving, until ribs are no longer pink next to bones. Drain.
  3. When grill is heated, place ribs on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; cover grill. Cook 15 to 22 minutes, turning once and brushing with barbecue sauce several times during last 5 minutes of cooking time, until ribs are tender.
  4. In 1-quart saucepan, heat remaining barbecue sauce to rolling boil; boil 1 minute. Serve with ribs.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Pork spareribs are at their tastiest when precooked with moisture as done here in the microwave. Cut ribs into serving-size pieces before cooking so they are easy to rearrange during microwaving--this ensures even cooking. The grill is used primarily to brown and flavor the meat.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 240),
  • Total Fat 27g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 105mg;
  • Sodium 500mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 26g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.