To broil ribs, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning and brushing occasionally with sauce mixture.
Sweet and spicy hoisin sauce is popular in Chinese cooking, both as a condiment and a flavoring for recipes. The thick, red-brown sauce is made with soybeans, garlic, chiles and spices. After opening a jar, hoisin sauce keeps indefinitely in the refrigerator. Look for hoisin sauce in the Asian food section of the grocery store.
Simmer these ribs up to 12 hours in advance; cover and refrigerate them until grilling time.
Sticky fingers are a result of enjoying ribs. Dampen small towels, roll up and place near each dinner plate. A small bowl of water at each place setting also keeps hands clean.