YieldsMakes 4 servings
Notes: For heat level 1, add 1 tablespoon habanero chili hot sauce; for level 2, add 2 tablespoons; for level 3, add 3 tablespoons. Tested with Huy Fong Tuong Ot Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce and Vampfire Hot Sauce, and with El Yucateco (red) habanero sauce.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Line an 11- by 17-inch roasting pan with foil. Arrange pork ribs in pan in a single layer and bake in a 450° oven until browned, about 20 minutes. Turn ribs over and bake until other side is browned, about 10 minutes. Discard fat from pan.

Step 2
2

Meanwhile, combine catsup, hoisin, lemon juice, sugar, garlic, sriracha hot sauce, habanero hot sauce, cinnamon, and allspice.

Step 3
3

Baste ribs with half of sauce. Cook for 10 minutes, turn over, baste with rest of sauce, and bake until well-browned, 10 to 15 minutes more.

Ingredients

 3 pounds pork loin back ribs (baby back ribs), fat trimmed
 1/4 cup catsup
 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
 2 tablespoons lemon juice
 2 tablespoons sugar
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1/4 cup sriracha or Louisiana hot sauce
 1 to 3 tablespoons habanero chili hot sauce
 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

Directions

Step 1
1

Line an 11- by 17-inch roasting pan with foil. Arrange pork ribs in pan in a single layer and bake in a 450° oven until browned, about 20 minutes. Turn ribs over and bake until other side is browned, about 10 minutes. Discard fat from pan.

Step 2
2

Meanwhile, combine catsup, hoisin, lemon juice, sugar, garlic, sriracha hot sauce, habanero hot sauce, cinnamon, and allspice.

Step 3
3

Baste ribs with half of sauce. Cook for 10 minutes, turn over, baste with rest of sauce, and bake until well-browned, 10 to 15 minutes more.

Bite-Back Ribs