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BBQ Sweet & Sour Ribs

Total Time

40 minutes

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Marination Time

Overnight

Our recipe for the classic sweet & sour BBQ ribs.

Ingredients

  • 400g honey
  • 30g grated ginger
  • 150g soy sauce
  • 250g tomato ketchup
  • 200g cider vinegar
  • 2 whole star anise
  • 2g ground five spice
  • 2g smoked paprika
  • 4 racks of baby back pork ribs
  • 30g salt
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 200g shallot
  • A few sprigs of thyme
  • 3ltr water

Method:


Place all ingredients together in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Simmer and reduce by half. This can be made in advance and kept in the fridge for up to a week before using.

1

Place the ribs in a deep oven tray or pot and cover with the water.

2

Roughly chop the shallot and garlic and add the thyme and salt.

3

Wrap the tray with a double layer of tin foil and seal well. Cook at 160oc for 2.5 hours.

4

Leave to cool overnight in the liquor before removing the ribs.

5

Place the ribs on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Liberally apply two thirds of the BBQ sauce to the ribs. Cook ribs in a preheated oven at 180oc for 10 minutes.

6

After 10 minutes baste the ribs with the remaining BBQ sauce and cook for another 5 minutes. Leave to rest for 5 minutes before eating

Ingredients

  • 400g honey
  • 30g grated ginger
  • 150g soy sauce
  • 250g tomato ketchup
  • 200g cider vinegar
  • 2 whole star anise
  • 2g ground five spice
  • 2g smoked paprika
  • 4 racks of baby back pork ribs
  • 30g salt
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 200g shallot
  • A few sprigs of thyme
  • 3ltr water
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