Honey Garlic Ribs

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 2-1/4 hours


24 servings

Updated: Sep. 23, 2023
When you want a more "meaty" appetizer for your holiday buffet, reach for these finger-licking-good ribs!


  • 6 pounds pork baby back ribs, cut into two-rib portions
  • 2 cups water, divided
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce


  1. Place ribs bone side down in a large roasting pan; pour 1 cup water over ribs. Cover tightly and bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch, garlic powder and ginger. Stir in the honey, soy sauce and remaining water until smooth. Drain fat from roasting pan; pour sauce over ribs.
  3. Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes or until meat is tender, basting occasionally. Cut into serving-size pieces.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 244 calories, 15g fat (6g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 209mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 13g protein.