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Backyard Barbecue Spareribs

Russ Myers


Spareribs come from the belly of the hog and are known for their delicious, meaty pork flavor. These ribs are the least meaty variety of ribs, but full of flavor. Spareribs are typically larger and heavier than back ribs.


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4 Servings
10 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


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4 lb
pork spareribs (2 slabs)
1 c
1/4 c
worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 c
cherry cola soft drink
1/4 c
2 tsp
2 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
ground black pepper, to taste
1 medium
onion, chopped

How to Make Backyard Barbecue Spareribs


  • 1Prepare a medium-hot banked fire in covered kettle-style grill.

    Cut each slab of ribs between ribs into four pieces.

    Place rib-side-down over indirect heat and grill for 1-1/4 hours.
  • 2Meanwhile in a saucepan combine ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, cherry cola, vinegar, paprika, chili powder, pepper and onion; simmer 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Brush ribs generously with sauce and continue to cook, about 20 to 30 minutes, basting and turning often, until ribs are nicely glazed.

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About Backyard Barbecue Spareribs

Course/Dish: Pork, Ribs
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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