Barbecued Ribs

Barbecued Ribs


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About this recipe: Two day BBQ ribs, but worth the effort. Baked and marinated with a rub overnight, then barbecued with BBQ sauce.


Serves: 8 

  • 2kg pork loin ribs
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 70g dark brown sugar
  • 125ml cider vinegar
  • 125ml ketchup
  • 125ml chilli sauce
  • 60ml Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 clove crushed garlic

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Extra time:8hr  ›  Ready in:11hr30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Place ribs on a rack in a shallow roasting tin. Scatter 4 cloves of sliced garlic over ribs. Cover, and bake for 2 1/2 hours. Cool slightly.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together caster sugar, paprika, salt, black pepper, chilli powder and ground cumin. Rub spices over cooled ribs. Cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  3. In a small saucepan, mix together brown sugar, cider vinegar, ketchup, chilli sauce, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, onion, mustard and 1 clove garlic. Simmer over medium-low heat, uncovered, for 1 hour. Reserve a small amount for basting; the remainder is a dipping sauce.
  4. Preheat BBQ for medium heat.
  5. Place ribs on BBQ cooking grate. Barbecue, covered, for about 12 minutes, basting with the reserved sauce, until nicely browned and glazed. Serve with remaining sauce for dipping.

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Reviews (1)


Best ribs ever. I cut down slightly on the paprika in the rub to make it more acceptable to the kids but overall they are great. - 19 Sep 2011

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