Sweet and Sticky Spareribs with Fried Noodles

Total Time:
3 hr 55 min
15 min
2 hr
1 hr 40 min

4 servings

  • Marinade:
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons barbeque sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 pounds pork spareribs
  • Fried Noodles:
  • 1/2 (12-ounce) package wonton wrappers, reserve 12 for round 2 recipe, Wonton Soup
  • 1 cup canola oil

In a small bowl whisk together all the ingredients for the marinade. Cut the spareribs into individual ribs and put in a resealable plastic bag. Pour the marinade into the bag and toss to coat. Put the bag into a large bowl and refrigerate to let marinate for at least 2 hours or as long as overnight.

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Remove the spare ribs from marinade and arrange on a baking sheet, cover with foil and poke holes in the foil to vent. Reserve the marinade. Bake until the ribs are tender, about 1 1/2 hours.

In the meantime, pour the reserved marinade into a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce the heat and simmer the mixture until thick, about 30 minutes. Set aside.

After 1 1/2 hours, remove the foil from the spareribs and raise oven temperature to 400 degrees F. Baste the ribs with the reduced marinade and roast in oven for 5 minutes. Turn and baste the ribs again with the remaining sauce and roast for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and arrange the ribs on a serving platter. Serve hot with Fried Noodles.

Fried Noodles:

Heat 1 cup canola oil in a medium heavy saucepan, to about 350 degrees F. Cut the wonton wrappers into 1/2-inch wide strips. Fry in batches until golden brown and drain on plate lined with a brown paper bag or paper towels.

Use the leftovers from this recipe to make Wonton Soup.

View All

Cooking Tips
More Recipes and Ideas
Loading review filters...

    Not what you're looking for? Try:

    Sweet and Spicy Sticky Wings

    Recipe courtesy of Patrick and Gina Neely