Sweet and Spicy Fig and Sriracha Ribs
Recipe Type: Main
Serves: 4 to 6 servings
With a fig glaze and a touch of background heat from Sriracha, these ribs are easy to make for a crowd, but come with a bold flavor.
  • 1 slab pork spare ribs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 cup fig jam
  • ⅛ cup red wine vinegar
  • ⅛ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha hot chili sauce
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Rinse the spare ribs under cold water and pat dry. This is an optional step (It will make for more tender ribs though!), but If the underside membrane of the ribs is still in tact, gently remove it using a paring knife to lift and peel back the layer. Discard.
  3. Place the slab on a baking sheet lined with enough tinfoil to eventually cover the ribs, to form a packet. Sprinkle the garlic powder and paprika over the top of the ribs, fold the corners of the foil up and seal. Bake for approximately 2.5 hours.
  4. Meanwhile, mix the remaining ingredients together to form the glaze.
  5. Remove the ribs from the oven, and flip the slab over, spreading a layer of glaze on the bottom. Flip the slab back over, and spread a thick layer of glaze over the top (Depending on how large your ribs are, you might have a bit left over.). Return the ribs to the oven, and raise the temperature to 375 degrees. Continue to cook for an additional 20-30 minutes until the glaze is bubbling and the ribs are tender.
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for approximately 5-10 minutes, before cutting to serve.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/sweet-spicy-fig-sriracha-ribs/