Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 30 mins

These are great ribs. The work is in the beginning, with the pre-cooking and marinating. I make these during the winter when it's too cold outside (for me to stand out there) for grilling. I've had lots of requests for this recipe. The prep and cook time does not include the 24 hour marinating time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large non-aluminum pot, combine spareribs (I usually cut them into 2-3 rib sections), water to cover, onion, vinegar, brown sugar, herbs and salt.
  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer uncovered for about 45 minutes.
  3. Combine marinade ingredients.
  4. Drain ribs, arrange in a 13 x 9 inch baking dish, pour marinade over hot ribs.
  5. Cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  6. Preheat oven to 425° for 5 minutes.
  7. Uncover ribs, turn to coat well with sauce, bake 25 minutes and baste before serving.


Most Helpful

I made these for Memorial Day. I finished them on the grill instead of the oven. OUTSTANDING!!! The flavor of the maranade soaks deep into the ribs and has a delicious sweet/spicy flavor. Thanks Judy!!!

Johnny Velvetpants May 29, 2007

I made this for a secretary's day luncheon and cooked it in a slow cooker. Rave reviews from all.

LHoule April 25, 2004

Very good and easy to make ribs. Although not indicated in the directions, I drained the marinade before baking the ribs.

ellie_ June 06, 2003

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