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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 5

Make the tangy sauce for these amazing barbecued ribs with a few simple items from your pantry. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Ribs

4 1/2
lb pork spareribs

Spicy Barbecue Sauce

1/3
cups butter or margarine
2
tablespoons white vinegar
2
tablespoons water
1
teaspoon granulated sugar
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon onion powder
1/2
teaspoon pepper
Dash of ground red pepper (cayenne)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Cut ribs into 6 serving pieces. Place ribs, meaty sides down, in shallow roasting pan, about 13x9 inches.
  • 2
    Bake uncovered 1 hour.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat sauce ingredients over medium heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted. (Or microwave sauce ingredients in 1-cup microwavable measuring cup on High about 30 seconds or until butter is melted.)
  • 4
    Brush sauce over ribs, using pastry brush. Turn ribs over, using tongs, Brush meaty sides of ribs with sauce.
  • 5
    Bake uncovered about 45 minutes longer, brushing frequently with sauce, until ribs are tender and no longer pink next to bones. To serve any remaining sauce with ribs, heat sauce to boiling, stirring constantly, then continue to boil and stir 1 minute.

Expert Tips

  • Use 3 lb pork country-style ribs; cut into 6 serving pieces if it is a rack of ribs. Place in 13x9-inch pan. Cover with foil; bake at 325°F for 2 hours; drain. Pour sauce over ribs. Bake uncovered about 30 minutes longer or until ribs are tender and no longer pink next to bones.
  • Use 3 1/2 lb spareribs and cut into 2- or 3-rib portions. Place ribs in 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; add 1/2 cup water. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours or until tender. Remove ribs. Drain and discard liquid from slow cooker. Dip ribs into sauce to coat. Place ribs in slow cooker. Pour any remaining sauce over ribs. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 1 hour.
  • The tangy barbecue sauce for these ribs takes just a few minutes to make from items you may already have in your pantry. If you want a spicier sauce, add a few dashes of your favorite hot sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
450
% Daily Value
Total Fat
51g
78%
Saturated Fat
21g
106%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
190mg
63%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
440mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
38g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 5 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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