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

For this recipe, excerpted from the book Baking with Kids, by Linda Collister (Ryland Peters & Small, 2006), you need good meaty spareribs or king ribs. For a filling supper, cook some large baking potatoes in the oven at the same time as you cook the ribs. I found this in a parenting magazine called Family.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Add a little oil to the roasting pan and rub it around the inside with a piece of paper towel.
  3. Peel the skin away from the onion and throw it away. Grate the onion into a large mixing bowl using the coarse or large-hole side of a grater.
  4. Add the maple syrup, soy sauce, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and 4 grinds of black pepper.
  5. Mix together well.
  6. Add the ribs to the bowl one at a time and use a metal spoon to thoroughly cover the ribs with the sticky glaze.
  7. Carefully lift the ribs into the prepared pan.
  8. Put the roasting pan in the preheated oven. Bake for 30 minutes and then remove the pan from the oven.
  9. Using kitchen tongs, carefully turn over the ribs so they brown evenly.
  10. Put the pan back in the oven and bake for another 30 minutes.
  11. The ribs should be a dark golden brown and crispy around the edges. Lift the pan out of the oven.
  12. Carefully transfer the ribs to a serving plate and eat!

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