Roasted Honey-Glazed Spareribs

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 3hrs 25mins




  • Make marinade:.
  • With flat side of a large knife smash garlic.
  • In a small saucepan heat brown sugar, honey, and vinegar over moderate heat, stirring, until sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove pan from heat and stir in garlic and remaining marinade ingredients until combined well.
  • Cool marinade to room temperature.
  • Fold up spareribs and fit into two 1-gallon heavy-duty sealable plastic bags.
  • Divide marinade between bags and seal bags, pressing out excess air.
  • Marinate ribs in bags in a large roasting pan, chilled, turning them once, for 1 day.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Open bags and, holding ribs in bags, pour marinade into a saucepan.
  • Discard garlic.
  • Simmer marinade until reduced to about 1 cup.
  • Pour 1 cup marinade into a bowl and reserve as sauce for serving with ribs (remainder will be used for basting ribs).
  • Arrange ribs, overlapping slightly, in 2 large roasting pans and roast in upper and lower thirds of oven 30 minutes.
  • With tongs turn ribs over so they will brown evenly.
  • Roast ribs 30 minutes more and with tongs turn them over.
  • Switch position of pans in oven and baste ribs with some of remaining marinade in saucepan.
  • Roast ribs 30 minutes and with tongs turn them over.
  • Brush ribs with remaining marinade in saucepan and roast 30 minutes more, or until meat is very tender.
  • Ribs may be made 30 minutes ahead and kept, tightly covered with foil, at room temperature.
  • Transfer ribs to a cutting board and cut apart between bones.
  • Serve ribs with reserved sauce.