Friday, June 10, 2011

FFwD: Cola and Jam Spareribs

Finally! A reason to keep cola in the house.

I can definitely see more pork spareribs in my future.

For this recipe, I chose country-style spare ribs -- lots of meat, zero bones. First I rubbed them with a mixture of ginger and five-spice powder, then coated them with a mixture of apricot jam, orange juice, and lemon juice.

After letting the ribs marinate for a few hours, they went into the oven to bake in the marinade for about 1 1/2 hours. Then, a cup of coke was poured over the ribs and they continued to bake for another 30 minutes.

The end result was so worth the time and effort -- tender, meaty ribs with a most delicious teriyaki-like sauce.

Another winning recipe from French Fridays with Dorie.

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