Spicy pineapple baked pork ribs

Spicy pineapple baked pork ribs (1986)

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This delicious recipe for sweet, savory and spicy pineapple baked pork ribs gets lots of flavor from the unique but wonderful combination of chili sauce and pineapple. 

The Hawaiian-style tropical flavor plus the chile pepper kick is why Dole named this recipe “Tropic Sun Spareribs” when they published it back in the eighties.

Tropic Sun Spareribs recipe for pineapple baked pork ribs (1986)

A little Dole pineapple makes it amazingly simple to bring a bright new flavor to anything you make — as you’ll see by trying these tasty spareribs.

Tropic sun spareribs - Spicy pineapple baked pork ribs recipe

Spicy pineapple baked pork ribs (1986)

Spicy pineapple baked pork ribs

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes


  • 3-1/2 to 4 pounds pork spareribs or country-style ribs
  • 3 large cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 12 ounces chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard


  1. Rub pork ribs with garlic.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Arrange onion in large baking pan.
  4. Place ribs on top.
  5. Add 1/4 cup water to pan.
  6. Cover with foil.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.
  8. Combine remaining ingredients. Spoon over ribs.
  9. Bake, uncovered, 1 hour longer.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 680Total Fat: 36gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 119mgSodium: 1250mgCarbohydrates: 66gFiber: 4gSugar: 56gProtein: 27g

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