Cookbook:Asian Barbecue Ribs

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2 slabs St. Louis style/cut pork spareribs
6 tbsp Barbecue Rub
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
1/2 cup sake
3 tbsp honey
1 tbsp mirin
Dry hickory chunks


  1. Peel off thin membrane on each rib. Season ribs with Rub and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Place chunks in the firebox of a 250°F (120°C) smoker.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in a large sauce pan over high heat and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Set aside.
  4. Place ribs in smoker and cook for 5-6 hours, brushing with soy mixture often.
  5. Brush meat sides generously with soy mixture and place under a preheated broiler until deeply browned. Watch carefully or it will burn!
  6. Slice into 1-rib portions and serve.