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Hawaiian Ribs


  • 4 pounds spareribs, cut into serving size pieces
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple (do not drain)
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard

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  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Arrange ribs, meaty side down, in a foil lined pan. Cover and bake for 45 minutes.
  3. In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in vinegar, chili sauce, water, undrained pineapple, onion, soy sauce, and mustard. Cook and stir over medium heat until thick and bubbly; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove the pan from the oven and drain the fat from the ribs. Turn the ribs meaty side up. Spoon 2 cups sauce over the ribs. Reserve the remaining sauce in the pan.
  4. Cover the ribs and bake 45 minutes longer or until tender.
  5. Remove the ribs to a platter.
  6. Heat the sauce in the pan and serve with the ribs.

Yield: 6 servings