SMOKED PORK SPARE RIBS WITH SPICY HOT SHERRY GLAZE
4 pounds pork spare ribs
1 cup water
1 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
2 cloves crushed garlic Glaze
1 cup apple jelly
1 teaspoon finely chopped, seeded jalapeno pepper
1/4 cup dry sherry
Mix all marinade ingredients together.
For glaze, combine jelly and chopped peppers in a small sauce pan and cook over low heat until jelly is melted. Continue to cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in sherry.
Place ribs in a large baking pan and pour marinade over them. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours, turning ribs once.
Remove ribs from marinade and smoke-cook with apple wood in smoker oven for 4 hours at 200°F. Remove ribs from smoker, brush all sides with Glaze and bake in a preheated 350°F oven on racks for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from oven and serve.
Yield: 6 to 8 servings