Pork Chops or Pork Ribs With Apricot Pineapple Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 20mins


  • 2
    lbs pork chops (approximately 6 chops) or 2 lbs pork ribs, cut in serving sizes
  • 1
    large white onion, sliced
  • Rub
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    tablespoon paprika
  • 1
    teaspoon celery salt
  • Sauce
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1
    teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1
    cup apricot pineapple preserves
  • 12
  • 2
    drops hot sauce (optional)
  • 14
    teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3
    tablespoons vegetable oil


  • Mix the rub in a small bowl.
  • Rub it in the meat on both sides and set aside.
  • If the meat used does not have fat, heat two tablespoons of oil in a large fry pan.
  • Lightly brown the meat.
  • Place in a greased overproof dish or pan with lid.
  • Saute the white sliced onions and set aside.
  • Mix the sauce ingredients and add the one remaining tblsp of oil in a saucepan and heat until the sauce starts to simmer. Stir, turn low and taste. Add more hot sauce if desired.
  • Preheat oven 350*.
  • Pour sauce over chops or ribs, turning them to cover with sauce.
  • Pour onions over the meat.
  • Cover.
  • You may use foil for a cover if desired.
  • Cook for 1 hour.