Maple-Mustard Country-Style Spareribs

Maple-Mustard Country-Style Spareribs

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 40 min
  • Total: 1 hr 55 min
  • Serving: 6
Gather your family and friends for a day of outdoor fun and a delicious BBQ meal. These country-style spareribs are a fantastic choice with their spicy yet sweet sauce. This ribs recipe is courtesy of the National Pork Board.


  • 6 large country spareribs (about 4-1/2 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup coarse grained mustard
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Tabasco
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Salt and coarse ground black pepper


  1. Mix maple syrup, mustard, brown sugar, hot sauce, and soy sauce. Set glaze aside.
  2. Create indirect fire with foil drip pan half-filled with water. Lay ribs on rack over drip pan and brush with glaze.
  3. Cover and cook for 1 hour 15 minutes, turning and basting every 15 minutes. Move ribs to hot side of grill.
  4. Brush with glaze, cover, and grill for 5 minutes. Repeat, turning and basting, until ribs are tender and brown (about 20 minutes).
  5. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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Comments on "Maple-Mustard Country-Style Spareribs"

Rachel May 05, 2010 | 10:19 AM

My family LOVED this! I'm making it again for Father's Day when my inlaws are in town.

Chelsea May 05, 2010 | 10:19 AM

I made this with grilled sweet potatoes on the side. delish!

Lindsay May 05, 2010 | 10:19 AM

Sounds good - I think I might try this one this week.

Jenna B May 05, 2010 | 10:19 AM

I wonder if the Chipotle Tabasco works well with this... does anyone know?