Jiffy Barbecued Ribs

Discover the secret to fall-off-the-bone, finger-lickin' ribs with this easy grilling recipe.

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 3
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
to 4 lb pork spareribs, cut into serving-size pieces
1/4
cup water
1
cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 11x7-inch (2-quart) microwavable dish, place ribs, overlapping slightly if necessary. Add water; cover with microwavable plastic wrap. Microwave on High 5 minutes.
  • 2 Rearrange ribs and rotate dish 1/2 turn; cover. Microwave on Medium (50%) 15 to 20 minutes, rearranging and turning ribs twice during microwaving, until ribs are no longer pink next to bones. Drain.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place ribs on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; cover grill. Cook 15 to 22 minutes, turning once and brushing with barbecue sauce several times during last 5 minutes of cooking time, until ribs are tender.
  • 4 In 1-quart saucepan, heat remaining barbecue sauce to rolling boil; boil 1 minute. Serve with ribs.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    500mg
    500%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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