Honey Garlic Barbecue Spareribs

Ingredients:

  • 3 1/2 pounds Boston pork butt and/or spareribs
  • .
  • Marinade:
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 3 – 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • .
  • Other:
  • 1/4 cup liquid honey, or 2 tablespoons honey dissolved in 4 tablespoons water

Preparation:

If using pork butt, cut into 3/4-inch lengthwise strips, trimming off part of the fat. For the spareribs, leave in big flat pieces and cut into individual ribs after cooking.
Place the pork butt or spareribs in a shallow dish. In a small bowl, combine the marinade ingredients. Add the mixture to the meat and marinate in the refrigerator, covered, for 2 hours. Turn occasionally to make sure the meat is completely coated.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees for 15min then lower heat to 300 Fahrenheit. Line 1 or 2 cookie sheets with aluminum foil. Place a rack on the cookie sheet and place the pork on the rack. Roast the pork for 30 minutes.
Brush with the honey and water mixture, turn over and brush the other side, and then roast for another 25 – 30 minutes, or until the ribs just begin shrinking and the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees Fahrenheit also check tenderness by piercing ribs with a knife, the knife should penetrate the ribs very easy. Remove and cool briefly before serving.

Variations

For a more garlicky flavor, add extra garlic when brushing the pork with honey. If you need a substitute for honey, try using brown sugar.

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