I always get asked, what is the best way to do pork ribs? There are thousands of recipes out there but my below recipe was always a crowd pleaser.
Pork Ribs 3kg (USA Spec)
3ltr Vegetable /chicken stock
500ml Red wine
1 brown onion roughly chopped
2 celery sticks – chopped
1 carrot – chopped
10- Black Peppercorns
3- Bay leaves
2 sprigs of rosemary/thyme
Place ribs in a tray and the above ingredients into the tray. Ribs must be covered in liquid.
Cover with foil and braise at 170 Degrees Celsius for 2-3 hours depending in size of ribs.
Ribs must be tender to touch but not falling off the bone.
Once cooked remove from liquid and cool,
Smother ribs with BBQ sauce and marinate for 2 days
Remove ribs from marinade, bake, grill and baste with BBQ sauce throughout cooking until pork ribs are caramelized.
Olive oil – 50ml
Brown onion – 1 peeled and diced
Garlic – 3 cloves peeled and chopped
Thyme dried – 1 tbsp
Oregano dried – 1 tbsp
Dry white wine – 100ml
Tomato sauce – 2 cups
Brown sugar – 1 cup / can also substitute with molasses
Worcestshire Sauce – 3 tbsp
Dijon Mustard – 1tbsp
White wine Vinegar – 4 tbsp
Soy Sauce – 4 tbsp
Sweet Chilli sauce – 3 tbsp
Smoked paprika – 1 tsp
Jack Daniels – 1 cup
Lemon – 1 juiced
Salt and pepper top taste.
Pre heat a large pot, add oil and sweat onions & garlic. Deglaze with white wine and reduce by half.
Add in all remaining ingredients except lemon juice salt and pepper. Bring the mix to the boil & simmer for 20 minutes. Make sure you stir regularly. Turn off heat add lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to tast