Maple-Mustard Country-style Spareribs

Maple-Mustard Country-style Spareribs being cooked on the grill

Maple-Mustard Country-style Spareribs

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Total time:1 hour and 45 minutes


  • 6 large country spareribs (about 4-1/2 lbs.)
  • 3/4 cup coarse-grained mustard
  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • Salt and coarse ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 T. packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce


  1. Mix maple syrup, mustard, brown sugar, hot sauce, and soy sauce. Set sauce mixture aside.
  2. Create indirect fire with foil drip pan half-filled with water. Lay ribs on rack over drip pan and brush with glaze.
  3. Cover and cook for 1 hour 15 minutes, turning and basting every 15 minutes.
  4. Move ribs to hot side of grill. Brush with sauce, cover, and grill for 5 minutes.
  5. Repeat turning and basting, until ribs are tender and brown (about 20 minutes)
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired.

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