Baked or Barbecued Sticky Glazed Ribs - Erren's Kitchen
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Baked or Barbecued Sticky Glazed Ribs

This recipe for Baked or Barbecued Sticky Glazed Ribs makes the most gloriously sticky ribs for a finger-licking meal.

Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword bbq ribs recipe, pork ribs recipe, ribs recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 1539 kcal
Author Erren @ Erren's Kitchen


  • 4 lbs spare ribs cut into individual ribs

For the Rub

  • cup smoked paprika
  • cup sweet paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons ground black pepper
  • 5 teaspoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt

For the Glaze

  • cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup honey
  • 5 tablespoons bourbon


  1. Heat oven to 325F/165C.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the spices for the rub.
  3. Cover the ribs with the rub so they’re coated all over.

  4. Place the ribs on a baking tray and cover the pan with foil and bake for 1 hour, until tender.

  5. Meanwhile, to make the glaze, place the ketchup, soy sauce, vinegar, honey, and bourbon into a saucepan, stir well and bring the mixture to a simmer.

  6. Simmer for 5 mins until thickened and sticky, then remove from the heat and set aside until needed

  7. At this point, they can be dipped in the glaze and grilled on the BBQ for 10-15 minutes (brushing with the glaze again as needed)
  8. If Baking:

  9. When the ribs are done, remove from the oven and increase the heat to 400F/200C.
  10. Using a pair of tongs, dip each rib in the glaze, then return to the rack.
  11. Place the ribs back in the oven and cook for 10 mins.
  12. Remove from oven, dip into the glaze again, then return to the oven for another 10-12 minutes until sticky.
  13. Serve hot.
Nutrition Facts
Baked or Barbecued Sticky Glazed Ribs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1539 Calories from Fat 963
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 107g 165%
Saturated Fat 34g 170%
Cholesterol 362mg 121%
Sodium 3239mg 135%
Potassium 1500mg 43%
Total Carbohydrates 58g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 49g
Protein 73g 146%
Vitamin A 70.9%
Vitamin C 2.2%
Calcium 11.7%
Iron 38.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.