Sticky and Spicy Pork Ribs

Cook time 2 hours + overnight
Servings 4-6


1.5kilos of pork ribs
1 small onion, grated
4 cloves Garlic, crushed
2 tsp Smoked paprika
2 tsp Chinese five spice
1 tsp cayenne powder
1 tsp cumin
2 tbs brown sugar
1 tbs salt
½ cup malted vinegar
1 tbs tomato paste
2 tbs HP sauce
1 tbs Dijon mustard
2 sprigs oregano
Good pinch of salt
Zest and juice of 2 limes

2 cups of water

Sticky and Spicy Pork Ribs


Combine all ingredients into a bowl except for water, add pork ribs and massage well. Wrap tightly with cling wrap and allow to marinade for 24hrs. 

With clean hands, wipe off the excess marinade mixture from the ribs (reserve for later) and BBQ on high heat for 3-4 minutes on each side to get some colour and a charcoal grill pattern occurring.

Place grilled ribs in a baking tray and add half the reserved marinade, add a cup of water massaging again. Cover tightly with foil and cook for 1 ½ -2hours until nice and soft at 185? C or until they fall apart. Half way through cooking, they may need another ½ cup of water. Turn 3 or 4 times during the cooking process.