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Swedish-style Spare Ribs

For a while, this became a favorite of “David and the boys”, even on occasions other than Christmas.

Swedish-style Spare Ribs


  • 1 kg. 2 lb. 3 oz. spare ribs. I normally buy the meatier kind, country style.

Ribs Seasoning Ingredients

  • 2 dl 1 cup chili sauce
  • ½ dl 1/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce


  • Set the oven on Broil or on Bake at 350F.
  • Mix together the ingredients for the seasoning, and rub the meat thoroughly with it. Allow to marinate overnight.
  • Put the meat, fat side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
  • Broil for 1 to 1 ½ hours. Or roast for about 1 ½ hours at 175C (350F).
  • Turn the meat around once, and baste with some of the remaining marinade.


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