Sweet & Sour Spareribs

Prep Time
Cook Time
2h 15m
Ready In

"The combination of sweet and sour sauce makes these ribs finger-licking delicious! The ribs may also be made on the outdoor grill"

Original is 4-6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (758.8 g)
  • Calories 1416.8
  • Total Fat - 73.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 14.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 419.6 mg
  • Sodium - 904.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 69.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
  • Sugars - 63 g
  • Protein - 110.5 g
  • Calcium - 141.1 mg
  • Iron - 5.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3 mg
  • Thiamin - 2.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Season the ribs with seasoned salt and black pepper, then place on a rack in a large shallow roasting pan; bake uncovered in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 1-1/2 hours.

Step 2

Meanwhile in a small saucepan heat oil; add in garlic stir for 2 minutes; add the cayenne, white sugar, brown sugar, cornstarch, ketchup, vinegar and water until smooth; bring to a boil, cook stirring for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.

Step 3

Remove ribs and the rack from pan; drain the fat.

Step 4

Return ribs to roasting pan; baste ribs with about 1-1/2 cups sauce; bake 30 minutes longer. Cut ribs into serving-size pieces; brush with remaining sauce


No special items needed.

2 Reviews


I did half the recipe. Totally delicious, tender and juicy ribs. The sauce is fabulous!! My hubs wants these again soon. I'm all for it!


review by:
(26 Jan 2021)


WOW are these awesome tasting ribs! I can't remember when I have enjoyed sitting at the table and chowing down on ribs! The sauce really enhances the flavor of the ribs and they are finger licking good!


review by:
(29 Nov 2012)

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