Maple Spare Rib Sandwich

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Maple spare rib sandwich (1)
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6 portions
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  • 2 lbs spare ribs
  • 1 ⅞ cups pure maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich taste)
  • 2 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • Tabasco or chilli peppers, to taste
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Fill a large casserole pan with salted water, and boil the ribs for 45 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In a separate sauce pot, mix the maple syrup with ginger, soy sauce, garlic, sesame oil and tabasco or chilli peppers. Boil for 5 minutes.
  3. Drain water from the casserole pot, pat the ribs dry and baste with the sauce.
  4. Reduce excess sauce to a low temperature and grill the ribs for 6 minutes on each side.
  5. Pull apart rib meat from the bones and assemble sandwich, adding additional sauce if desired.

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