BBQ pork ribs with sweet chilli marinade recipe

> 1 hr
  • Dish Type Low and Slow
  • Occasion Sunday Lunch Entertaining
  • Cut Rib
  • Serves 4-6
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 105 mins


  • Main
  • 2 (1.6kg) Racks, pork loin back ribs
  • Olive oil
  • Marinade
  • 1 Fresh red chilli
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of 2 cloves of garlic
  • 150ml unsweetened apple juice
  • 100ml White wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 100 ml Low-salt soy sauce
  • 100g Soft brown sugar


Step 1/8

Preheat the oven to 200º C. Preheat your barbecue.

Step 2/8

Drizzle a little oil over the ribs, season with sea salt and black pepper and rub all over to coat.

Step 3/8

To make the marinade, deseed and finely chop the chilli, peel and grate the ginger and garlic then place them all in a medium pan along with the apple juice, white wine vinegar, tomato sauce, mustard, soy sauce and brown sugar.

Step 4/8

Whisk the ingredients together and place the pan over a medium heat. Stir until the sugar dissolves, then simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.

Step 5/8

Put the ribs in a large roasting pan, brush with the marinade and cover with foil.

Step 6/8

Cook in the oven for 1 hour 15 minutes, or until the meat pulls away from the bone. Baste the ribs with the marinade after 30 minutes.

Step 7/8

After 1 hour of cooking time remove the foil, baste again and cook, uncovered for the final 15 minutes.

Step 8/8

Once your barbecue is hot, transfer the ribs to it. Cook over a medium-low heat for 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a board and cut them up to serve.