Spare Ribs with Maple Syrup

Yield: 4 servings

1 kg (2 lbs) spare ribs
500 ml (2 cups) maple syrup
30 ml (2 tbsp) ginger, minced
60 ml (1/4 cup) soya sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
60 ml (1/4 cup) sesame oil
Tabasco or chilli peppers, to taste

1.Fill a large casserole with salted cold water and boil the ribs for 45 minutes. Set aside.

2.In another casserole, mix maple syrup with ginger, soya sauce, garlic, sesame oil and Tabasco (or chilli peppers) and boil for 5 minutes.

3. Preheat barbecue on high.

4.Drain ribs from the casserole pot, pat dry and baste with the maple sauce.

5.Reduce barbecue to low and grill ribs for 6 minutes on each side.


Source: Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec