Spare Ribs Grilled/Baked Spare Ribs Pierre Lafitte

“This is/was adapted from The Encylopedia of Cajun & Creole Cuisine. The recipe is attributed to the brother of Pirate Jean Lafitte, who was know for his culinary prowess!”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs spareribs
  • 13 teaspoon salt
  • 13 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 14 cup minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 12 cups jelly
  • 14 cup louisiana cane syrup
  • 14 cup soy sauce
  • 1 pinch ginger
  • 1 tablespoon louisiana hot sauce


  1. Rinse the ribs in cold water and drain them well. Slice into 3 inch pieces. Place in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper. In a heavy bottom cast iron skillet over medium heat melt the butter, then add onion and garlic! Saute' 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add the jelly,cane syrup and the soy sauce until it is well blended. Reduce the heat to simmer and add ginger,1/8 teaspoon salt, pepper and hot sauce. Remove sauce from heat and pour over ribs, mixing well. Refrigerate for 3 hours minium.
  3. Preheat oven to 350.Spray a cooking sheet with oil and put the ribs on a baking sheet spread evenly and cook for 1 hour.

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