*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *

                           Barbequed Spare Ribs

Recipe By     : Betty Crocker
Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:15
Categories    : Ethnic - American                Main Dishes

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   8      Ounces        Hunt's Tomato Sauce -- (small can)
     1/2  Cup           Onion -- finely chopped
     1/3  Cup           Water
     1/4  Cup           Butter (or margarine)
   1      Tablespoon    Paprika
   1      Teaspoon      Brown sugar -- packed
     1/2  Teaspoon      Salt
     1/4  Teaspoon      Pepper,Black
     1/4  Cup           Lemon Juice
   1      Tablespoon    Worcestershire sauce
   1      Tablespoon    Red Wine Vinegar
   1      Kilogram      Pork Spare Ribs -- (2.2 pounds)
                        Vegetable Oil
                        Salt to taste

For the sauce:  (while ribs are baking for first 1/2 hour, make the sauce)

1)  Heat all ingredients except lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce to boiling in a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat.

2)  Stir in lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce and heat until hot.
 

For the ribs:

1)  Sprinkle salt on the ribs and rub with vegetable oil.

2)  Place in a roasting pan and bake in the oven at 190° C (375° F) for 1/2 hour.

3)  Spoon some of the sauce over the ribs and continue baking for another 1 to 1 1/2 hours (depending on the thickness of the ribs).  During this time, spoon more sauce over the ribs every 20 minutes.

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NOTES : Makes about 2 cups of sauce.