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Sweet and Sour Pork Ribs

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Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free


3 pounds pork ribs
1 cup sweet and sour sauce
1 cup apricot preserves (jam)
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons soy sauce, tamari
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Find a great price on spareribs in the supermarket? Divide your purchase into three-pound portions and cook as in step 2.

Cool, place in freezer bags and freeze until needed.

While the grill is heating up, defrost the ribs in the microwave.

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About ½ hour before cooking, prepare barbecue grill.

  1. Cut pork between rib bones into serving-size portions. Place ribs meaty side down in 2- or 3-quart rectangular microwaveproof dish, with thicker portions toward outside of dish (overlapping ribs if necessary).

Cover with wax paper and microwave on High for 5 minutes, then on Medium for 15 minutes.

Turn ribs over; place less-cooked pieces toward outside of dish.

Cover again and microwave on Medium for 15 minutes, or until tender.

  1. Place ribs on grill over medium-hot coals. (Coals should be ash-gray with no flame.

) Cook for 10 minutes, turning once and basting with ½ cup Sweet-and-Sour sauce.

Serve with remaining sauce.

First published: last updated: 2015-04-17



Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 351g (12.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 135469% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 103g 159%
Saturated Fat 38g 189%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 412mg 137%
Sodium 467mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 198g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 16% Iron 35%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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