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Ribs with Plum Sauce Recipe

Ribs with Plum Sauce Recipe

I found the recipe for this tangy-sweet basting sauce when a surplus of plums sent me searching for new ideas to use all the fruit. In summer, I like to finish the ribs on the grill, brushing on the sauce, after first baking them in the oven. — Marie Hoyer, Hodgenville, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours YIELD:6 servings


  • 5 to 6 pounds pork spareribs
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup plum jam or apricot preserves
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced


  • 1. Cut ribs into serving-size pieces; place with bone side down on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour or until ribs are tender; drain. Combine remaining ingredients; brush some of the sauce over ribs. bake at 350° or grill over medium coals, uncovered, for 30 minutes, brushing occasionally with sauce. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

13 ounce-weight: 948 calories, 53g fat (20g saturated fat), 213mg cholesterol, 2005mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (57g sugars, 0 fiber), 55g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 3, 2011

"I make this often at our house. Except, I use whatever roast I have instead of the spareribs."

Reviewed Dec. 8, 2010

"I made with apricot preserves. My husband and I love it. I made it so many times."

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