Different Ways to Cook Pork Ribs

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There’s no denying it, pork ribs are simply scrumptious! Although everyone loves a good set of ribs, lots of people don’t know how to cook them! Here are two delicious recipes to try – we know you’ll love them both! The BBQ pork ribs are perfect for when you’re having friends round for a relaxed lunch or dinner.

Smoky BBQ Pork Ribs

Ingredients (to serve 5):

  • 1.5kg pork ribs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line 2 baking trays with non-stick baking paper
  2. Combine cajun and 2 teaspoons paprika in a bowl and sprinkle over the ribs.
  3. Place the ribs on the trays and cover with foil.
  4. Bake for 1 ½ hours and then set aside to cool.
  5. Combine barbecue sauce, tomato sauce and 2 teaspoons paprika in a bowl and brush half the mixture over the ribs.
  6. Preheat the barbecue grill on medium-high and cook for 3 minutes each side.
  7. Serve your BBQ pork ribs with remaining sauce.

Sticky Hoisin Pork Ribs

Ingredients (to serve 4):

  • 1kg pork spare ribs
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/3 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five spice


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Combine garlic, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sugar and five spice in a large bowl and add pork.
  3. Toss to coat the pork well and then transfer pork to a large roasting pan lined with baking paper.
  4. Reserve left over marinade.
  5. Bake for 1 ½ hours or until cooked through, brushing with reserved marinade every 20 minutes.

We hope you enjoy trying these delicious rib recipes! We like to serve our ribs with oven roasted potatoes and fresh salad, but they’re also great with rice and stir-fried green vegetables. And here’s one last hint – try pouring a touch of beer over the BBQ pork ribs about 3 minutes before taking them off the grill. This gives an extra flavour kick that you will love!


Today’s recipes are courtesy of Taste.com.au

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