Smoky sticky ribs

Smother these ribs with a rich, sticky brown sugar, tomato sauce and balsamic vinegar glaze.
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Recipe from: 24 March 2016
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 3h 35 min


  • 800
    smoked pork ribs
  • 250
    apple cider
  • RUB:
  • 2
    English mustard powder
  • 1
    light brown sugar
  • 1
    cracked black pepper
  • 1
    sea salt flakes
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2
    tomato ketchup
  • 1/4
    balsamic vinegar
  • 2
    dark brown sugar
Servings: Change Serving


Combine the dry rub ingredients, smooth over the ribs and marinade for3–4 hours or overnight.

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Add the cider to the ribs and cook, covered, for 2½–3 hours or until the meat is tender and falling off the bone.

Uncover and pour over half the glaze, return to the oven for 20 minutes or until the ribs are browned. Turn over, add the rest of the glaze and cook for a further 15 minutes or until well browned.

Words and image: Fairlady

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