Oven Barbecued Ribs with Asian Slaw

Barbecued ribs get an Asian flair in this delicious main dish recipe that includes hoisin sauce, Chinese five-spice powder, ginger, and rice vinegar.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 racks pork loin back (baby back) ribs (5 to 5-1/2 pounds)

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon Chinese five-spice powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup Dijon-style mustard

  • ½ cup hoisin sauce

  • 2 tablespoon molasses

  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • 1 recipe Asian Slaw (recipe below)

Asian Slaw

  • 4 cup finely shredded bok choy

  • 1 cup shredded carrot

  • ¼ cup seasoned rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut ribs into serving-size pieces. In a small bowl combine brown sugar, garlic powder, ground black pepper, Chinese five-spice powder, ginger, and salt.

  2. Brush meaty sides of ribs with mustard. Sprinkle generously with spice mixture. Place ribs, bone sides down, in a large shallow roasting pan. Bake, covered, for 1 hour. Carefully drain off fat.

  3. In a small bowl stir together hoisin sauce, molasses, soy sauce, and rice vinegar. Spoon mixture evenly over ribs. Bake, uncovered, for 40 to 60 minutes more or until ribs are tender. Serve with Asian Slaw. Makes 6 servings.

Asian Slaw

  1. In a large bowl combine bok choy and carrot. Drizzle with a mixture of seasoned rice vinegar, cooking oil, and sugar. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

779 Calories
53g Fat
28g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 779
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 53g 68%
Saturated Fat 20g 100%
Cholesterol 188mg 63%
Sodium 953mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 40g
Vitamin C 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 121.2mg 9%
Iron 3.6mg 20%
Potassium 745mg 16%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.8mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.