Spiced pork ribs
Smoky, spicy and messy, these ribs are rewarding and simple to make.
Spiced pork ribs. Photo: Marina Oliphant
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2kg free-range pork ribs, cut into pieces
3 tsp smoked paprika
5 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp flaked salt
2 tbsp golden syrup or treacle
3 tsp celery seeds
3 tbsp coriander seeds, lightly crushed
2 tbsp cumin powder
2 tbsp tomato paste
Freshly ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 220C. Place the ribs into a large baking tray and add all other ingredients other than the beer and massage into the ribs thoroughly.
Pour over the beer, cover tightly with foil and cook for 40 minutes.
Remove cover and cook for a further 20 minutes, turning them once or twice until brown. Serve with apple and cabbage slaw.
Drink: Hoppy beer such as IPA (India Pale Ale).