The cooked ribs can be refrigerated overnight. Wrap in foil and reheat before serving.
Sweet-and-hot red pepper jelly is available at specialty shops or by mail order from Stonewall Kitchen; 800-207-JAMS or www.stonewallkitchen.com.
The spicy-sweet glaze on these meaty ribs will make most wines taste metallic and dull. But a refreshing beer, such as Lone Star or Heineken, will point up the Asian spices here.