These fall-off-the bone Southern Country-Style Pork Spareribs are amazing. I’ve been making these for years, and they always are a real crowd-pleaser. They smell amazing as they are baking gently in the oven. You’re gonna love ’em!
Southern Country-Style Pork Spareribs
- 4 to 5 lbs bone-in country-style pork spareribs
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 1 1/4 cups apple cider vinegar
- 1 cup barbecue sauce
- 1/4 cup molasses
- 1/4 cup dark corn syrup
- 1/3 cup yellow onion chopped
- 1/3 cup green bell pepper chopped
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
- In a large stock pot, cover the ribs with cold water.
- Add the salt and pepper.
- Bring to a boil over high heat.
- Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 40 minutes.
- While the ribs are cooking, prepare the sauce by combining the vinegar, ketchup, barbecue sauce, molasses, syrup, onion, pepper.
- Bring to a boil over a high heat.
- Reduce the heat and simmer...uncovered, for 10 minutes.
- Remove from heat.
- Preheat oven to to 400 F.
- Drain the ribs and place in a roasting pan...not overlapping.
- Pour the sauce over the ribs and turn to coat the ribs.
- Cover with foil.
- Bake for 20 minutes.
- Take out of oven, turn the ribs, and bake again, uncovered, for another 20 minutes.
Remove from oven...put on platter...spread more of the sauce over the ribs. Serve at once!