Apricot-Glazed Spare Ribs Recipe

Take a bite out of the tender and juicy spare ribs marinated in a sweet glaze. It’s a perfect idea to serve during barbecues. You can also prepare this meal in the oven on rainy days.

Apricot-Glazed Spare Ribs Recipe

How To Make Apricot-Glazed Spare Ribs

Tender spare ribs are marinated in a sweet apricot-infused glazed worthy of a barbecue.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 1 hr 26 mins
Total: 1 hr 36 mins


  • 6 lbs pork spareribs
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • water
  • 1 cup Smucker's Apricot Preserves
  • ¼ cup onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tbsp Crisco Oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp salt


  1. Early in day or day ahead: In very large saucepot or Dutch oven, combine pork spareribs and garlic; cover with water.

  2. Over high heat, heat to boiling.
  3. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 hour or until spareribs are fork-tender.

  4. Remove ribs to platter; cover and refrigerate.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare apricot glaze: combine apricot preserves, onion, ketchup, brown sugar, oil, soy sauce, ginger and salt in small saucepan; mix well. Heat to boiling; boil 1 minute.

  6. Cover and refrigerate apricot glaze.
  7. About 1 hour before serving: heat grill.
  8. When ready to barbecue, place cooked spareribs on grill over medium heat.
  9. Cook 12-15 minutes or until heated through, turning spareribs often.
  10. Brush occasionally with apricot glaze during last 10 minutes of cooking.


  • Sugar: 12g
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  • Calcium: 41mg
  • Calories: 703kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Cholesterol: 181mg
  • Fat: 54g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 589mg
  • Protein: 35g
  • Saturated Fat: 17g
  • Sodium: 363mg
  • Vitamin A: 66IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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