4 teaspoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
3-1/2 to 4 pounds pork spareribs
for JALAPENO BARBECUE SAUCE:
2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; rub onto both sides of ribs.
Place ribs, meaty side up, on a rack in a foil-lined roasting pan.
Bake at 325° F for 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours or until tender.
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine sauce ingredients; simmer, uncovered, for 30-40 minutes or until thickened.
Transfer ribs to grill.
Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 10-15 minutes, basting with sauce and turning several times.
Reheat remaining sauce and serve with ribs.