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Potluck Spareribs Recipe
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When I want to bring home an empty pan from a potluck, I turn to this recipe. The ribs disappear in minutes! —Sheri Kirkman, Lancaster, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-3/4 hours
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-3/4 hours
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 pounds pork spareribs
  • 1-1/2 cups ketchup
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

551 calories: 1 each, 32g fat (12g saturated fat), 128mg cholesterol, 1065mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 0g fiber), 32g protein .

Directions

  1. Cut ribs into serving-size pieces; place with the meaty side up on racks in two greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pans. Cover tightly with foil. Bake at 350° for 1-1/4 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove racks; drain and return ribs to pans. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over ribs. Bake, uncovered, for 30-40 minutes or until sauce coats ribs, basting occasionally. Ribs can also be grilled over medium-hot heat for the last 30-40 minutes instead of baking. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Potluck Spareribs in Taste of Home April/May 1996, p37

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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AdeleDegnan
Reviewed May. 20, 2016 Edited May. 29, 2016

"Excellent!!! Made twice so far exactly as written (with the addition of a sprinkle of cayenne in the sauce) and loved by all. Forgot, I also decreased the sugar to 1/2 c."

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grghns
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2015

"This is an amazing recipe. I have made this 3 times in the last month or so as it is highly requested. fall off the bone delicious!"

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Chesdin
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2015

"This recipe is fantastic although it was a little too sweet for my family's taste so on my next try I will cut the brown sugar down to 1/2 cup. Also, I put the ribs in the crockpot for about 5 hours instead of baking them--so much easier."

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purplechiledog
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2015

"Very good, we've tried cooking the last 45 minutes on the grill or in the oven and both times had amazing results."

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Mikeeee55
Reviewed May. 31, 2015

"Too sweet for our taste"

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linzie11
Reviewed May. 25, 2015

"My family loved this recipe. I had never made ribs before, and wanted to do them for our Memorial Day meal. They turned out so tasty and tender and have been asked to make again next weekend by my mother in law, who said she loved it so much, she dreamed about them last night. My husband liked them so much, he went back for seconds. We poured a bit of the sauce over the rice to make it more yummy."

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azbaker62
Reviewed May. 23, 2015

"Did the ribs in my crock pot and they were excellent. The sauce is absolutey delicious. Agree with GregH3000 about skipping the soy sauce and using Bragg's Aminos. Not healthy or wise to use soy sauce. Great recipe."

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GregH3000
Reviewed May. 23, 2015

"Warning: Most modern soy foods are not fermented to neutralize toxins in soybeans, and are processed in a way that denatures proteins and increases levels of carcinogens. So skip the soy sauce and use a safe and healthier substitute like Bragg's Aminos."

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joycerm53
Reviewed May. 22, 2015

"This is a great recipe. I make ribs on the grill all summer and into the fall. We like them in the winter also. So, this is a great oven recipe."

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mimitwofive
Reviewed May. 2, 2015

"Love the ribs. I use baby backs and get rave reviews. The ginger really adds another level of flavor. Even good as left overs (if you have any left!)!"

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