Barbecued Spare Ribs recipe:

  1. Cut 5 pounds lean spare ribs into small serving pieces.
  2. Season with salt, black pepper and paprika.
  3. Arrange them in a glass or enamel vessel with a cover.
  4. Crush 2 cloves of garlic.
  5. Combine it with 1/2 cup Sherry or Madeira and the juice of 1 lemon.
  6. Pour this marinate evenly over the ribs.
  7. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for a several hours or overnight.
  8. Turn the spareribs once or twice.
  9. Put 2 large onions,  minced, in a saucepan.
  10. Add 1/2 cup finely diced celery.
  11. Sauté the onions and celery in bacon or other fat.
  12. Add 1/2 cup cooked tomatoes.
  13. Add 1/2 cup tomato paste.
  14. Add 1 tablespoon prepared mustard.
  15. 1 tablespoon each of crushed dried thyme and crushed cumin seed.
  16. Add 2 tablespoons each of Worcestershire sauce, sugar and chili powder.
  17. Add 2 finely chopped chili peppers or 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce.
  18. Add 1 cup vinegar.
  19. Mix well and boil for 2 minutes.
  20. Brush the drained ribs with some of this sauce.
  21. Broil the ribs slowly over charcoal until they are well browned, turning and basting with the sauce every 15 minutes.

List of ingredients required:

  • 5 pounds lean spareribs.
  • Salt.
  • Black Pepper.
  • Paprika.
  • 2 Cloves of garlic.
  • 1/2 Sherry or Madeira.
  • 1 Lemon, juiced.
  • 2 Large onions.
  • 1/2 Cup finely diced celery.
  • Bacon or other fat.
  • 1/2 Cup cooked tomatoes.
  • 1/2 Cup tomato paste.
  • 1 Tablespoon prepared mustard.
  • 1 Tablespoon dried thyme, crushed.
  • 1 Tablespoon cumin seed, crushed.
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce.
  • 2 tablespoons sugar.
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder.
  • 2 finely chopped chili peppers or 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce.
  • 1 Cup vinegar.