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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


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

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