Barbecued Spare Ribs with Blueberry Honey and Dates

Barbecued Spare Ribs with Blueberry Honey and Dates
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 1:00 Cooking
  • 1:15 Total Time


Add all
  • 8 cups
    (2 L)


  • 2 lb
    (900 g)

    fresh pork spare ribs

  • 1

    onion, quartered

  • 1

    bouquet garni

  • 1

    bay leaf

  • To taste, Salt and pepper

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    sunflower oil

  • blueberry honey

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    chili sauce

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    grated fresh ginger

  • 2

    cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    dried pitted dates, chopped

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    white wine

  • To taste, Salt and pepper


In a pan, bring water to a boil. Add spare ribs, onion, bouquet garni, bay leaf, salt and pepper.

Simmer 45 minutes. Drain and set aside.

Preheat the barbecue to medium.

In a pan, combine all sauce ingredients. Bring to a boil and simmer 2 minutes.

Place spare ribs on a sheet of oiled aluminium foil and brush with sauce.

Cook 5 to 7 minutes on each side.

Source: Metro

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