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    Oven-Baked Sweet and Sticky Pork Back Ribs

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    25 hrs 15 mins

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    1 hr 15 mins

    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    I have to say that this is one of the best recipes for back ribs, and since my family loves ribs I have tried many in the past, although they certainly could be grilled on a barbecue the sticky sauce tends to burn on the grill, oven-baking produces a moist tender rib with the most wonderful sticky sauce, so make sure to have lots of napkins when serving these ribs!!! Plan ahead the ribs need to marinade for 8-24 hours (the longer, the better!). This recipe can easily be doubled to serve a crowd, and baked in two separate roasting pans. I make these ribs in a heavy foil baking pan, since the drippings char slightly it makes clean up a breeze, just toss the baking pan in the garbage after baking, if you are not using a disposable baking dish then make certain to line your pan with foil for easy clean-up. You will LOVE THESE RIBS!!!!!!

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    1. 1
      In a bowl mix soy sauce, orange marmalade, pineapple juice, honey, garlic, fresh ginger, lemon juice, rosemary and black pepper.
    2. 2
      Rinse the ribs under cold water and pat dry with paper towels; place half of the ribs in each of 2 heavy plastic ziploc freezer bags (1-gallon size).
    3. 3
      Pour half of the soy sauce mixture into each bag, seal bags, toss to coat ribs with marinade.
    4. 4
      Set in a large bowl and refrigerate from 8-24 hours turning occasionally.
    5. 5
      Set oven to 350 degrees.
    6. 6
      Line a 11 x 17-inch or a 12 x 15-inch baking pan with foil.
    7. 7
      Set a rack in the pan, then arrange the ribs in a single layer with edges curving down on rack.
    8. 8
      Pour the remaining marinade from the bags into a bowl.
    9. 9
      Bake the ribs basting with the remaining marinade about every 20 minutes for the first hour, until the meat is well browned and pulls easily from the bones (about 1-1/4 hours total baking time).
    10. 10
      Transfer the ribs to a serving platter and cut between bones.
    11. 11

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 23, 2010


      We all thought these were yummy too! Super easy and simply delicious. I used parchment in the bottom under the racks and that was a major mistake. Should have listened to Kitten and used foil wrap or a foil pan.

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    • on July 15, 2008


      Yum! I thought these ribs were great - I love the combination of flavours - the hint of citrus with rosemary is really lovely. I didn't have orange marmalade, I had some lemon marmalade and it was just fine. Thanks so much for these ribs - I always trust recipes from you!

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    • on October 22, 2006


      The marinade flavor goes thrue they were tasty but not as sticky as I had hoped. I wanted the sauce to be thick so I added a little corn starch and it helped. but over all very tasty.

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    Nutritional Facts for Oven-Baked Sweet and Sticky Pork Back Ribs

    Serving Size: 1 (421 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1550.1
    Calories from Fat 963
    Total Fat 107.1 g
    Saturated Fat 39.6 g
    Cholesterol 367.4 mg
    Sodium 3392.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 66.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    Sugars 57.6 g
    Protein 79.4 g

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