Sweet and Sour Spareribs Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage


 Meaty pork spareribs3 Pound
 Firmly packed brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon juice3 Tablespoon
 Strained apricots/Apricots-and-applesauce /pears7 1⁄2 Ounce (1 small jar)
 Molasses1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dark corn syrup1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground ginger1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Hot pepper sauce1 Dash
 Chili sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), pressed (small clove)
 Soy sauce1 Tablespoon
 Dry mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3251 Calories from Fat 1667

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 185 g285.3%

Saturated Fat 64.3 g321.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 816.6 mg

Sodium 1751.6 mg73%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18.2%

Sugars 83.1 g

Protein 277 g553.8%

Vitamin A 55.1% Vitamin C 49.9%

Calcium 40.9% Iron 63.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sprinkle ribs with salt and pepper.
Broil 3 to 5 minutes per side.
Place in 9 x l3-inch baking dish.
For sauce: Mix all ingredients in 1-quart pan.
Heat briefly on medium-low, stirring until combined.
Reduce oven to 350°F.
Pour half the sauce over ribs and bake uncovered 30 minutes.
Pour remaining sauce over spareribs and continue baking for another 30 minutes.