Barbecued Pork Spareribs

Barbecue Spareribs
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  • 6 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yield: Serves 6

This is the basic process for making barbecue spareribs. Smoke the ribs and serve them with a good helping of barbecue sauce.

What You'll Need

  • 3 pounds (1.3 kg) pork spareribs
  • 1 1/2 cups (360 mL) barbecue sauce

How to Make It

1. Using your discretion and depending upon the size of your charcoal grill, light enough coals to heat the grill (about 10 to 15) to about 200 degrees F/95 degrees C. Trim ribs excess fat and place on grill. The goal here is to keep the barbecue about 200 degrees F/95 degrees C for 4 to 6 hours. Every two hours, or as needed, light 6 to 8 coals in a separate container (charcoal chimneys are great for this) and add to the barbecue when they start to turn white on the edges.

2. After five hours, brush liberally with heated barbecue sauce and continue cooking for another hour.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 659
Total Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Unsaturated Fat 13 g
Cholesterol 197 mg
Sodium 869 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 62 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)