Marinated Grilled Spareribs

Grilled Spareribs
Grilled Ribs. Carolyn Taylor Photography/Photolibrary/Getty Images
    80 mins

This recipe for spareribs is made with a marinade and easy sauce for grilling. 

What You'll Need

  • 3 to 4 pounds spareribs, cut into serving-size portions
  • Marinade
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 bay leaf, crumbled
  • Sauce
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

How to Make It

  1. Arrange ribs in a non-reactive container, such as a deep glass dish or stainless steel. Combine marinade ingredients; pour hot marinade over ribs. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Combine sauce ingredients. Heat charcoal grill.
  3. Remove ribs from marinade and place on grill over hot coals. Let sear over hot coals; turn over and sear the other side. Baste with sauce.
  4. Cook ribs, turning and frequently basting, until tender, about 50 to 60 minutes.
  1. Ribs should be tender in the thickest sections.