Backyard Barbecue Spareribs Recipe

Backyard Barbecue Spareribs Recipe

Prep Time


Cook Time

120 minutes


Backyard Barbecue Spareribs Recipe

Backyard Barbecue Spareribs Recipe. Fire up the grill. These spareribs are great for a summer barbeque with all the fixin’s. And the sauce has a special secret ingredient: cherry cola, c-o-l-a, colaaaaah.

This recipe courtesy of and National Pork Board.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 790; Protein 41 grams; Fat 54 grams; Sodium 1080 milligrams; Cholesterol 175 milligrams; Saturated Fat 20 grams; Carbohydrates 36 grams; Fiber 2 grams.


  • 2 slabs pork spareribs
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry cola soft drink
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 medium onion, chopped


  • 1 Prepare a medium-hot banked fire in covered kettle style grill. Cut each slab of ribs between ribs into four pieces. Place rib-side-down over indirect heat and grill for 1 1/4 hours.
  • 2 Meanwhile in a saucepan combine catsup, Worcestershire sauce, cherry cola, vinegar, paprika, chili powder, pepper and onion; simmer 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Brush ribs generously with sauce and continue to cook, about 20-30 minutes, basting and turning often, until ribs are nicely glazed.
  • 3 Wine suggestion: Serve with a chilled rosé or ice cold beer.
  • 4 Serving Suggestions: These classically flavored spareribs are good any time year. Serve ribs with corn on the cob, creamy cole slaw and corn muffins.


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