Ribs with Plum Sauce
5 to 6 lbs. pork spareribs
3/4 cup soy sauce
3/4 cup plum jam or apricot preserves
3/4 cup honey
2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
Cut ribs into serving size pieces; place with bone side down on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
Cover and bake at 350º for 1 hour or until ribs are tender; drain.
Combine remaining ingredients; brush some of the sauce over the ribs.
Bake at 350º or grill over medium coals, uncovered, for 30 minutes; brushing occasionally with sauce. 6 servings.
Fried Cinnamon Strips
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
10 flour tortillas (8”)
In large re-sealable plastic bag, combine sugar and spices; set aside. Cut tortillas into 3” strips. Heat 1” of oil in skillet or electric fry pan; fry 4-5 strips at a time for 30 seconds on each side or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels. While still warm, place strips in bag with sugar mixture; shake gently to coat.
Serve immediately or store in an airtight container. Yield: 5 dozen.