Sweet and sour ribs

Lamb and Mutton SA
6 servings Prep: 20 mins, Cooking: 1 hr 15 mins
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Tender lamb ribs cooked in simple spices - coated with a special sauce and grilled to perfection. This is my mother’s famous rib sauce combination that we enjoy on most braai occasions with the family. Succulent ribs flavoured simply and lathered with a delicious sticky sweet and sour sauce.

By Independent Contributor October 20 2022
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Ingredients (14)

For the sauce
4 tbsp tomato sauce
4 tbsp soy sauce
4 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
4 tbsp chilli sauce
2 tbsp golden syrup
1 tbsp chilli powder
1 onion — diced
1 pinch salt
For the ribs
1 kg lamb ribs
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 tsp ginger and garlic paste
salt — to taste
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Pour oil into a pan to cover the base of the pan.

Add onion until sauteed and soft.

Add the rest of the ingredients to a boil.

Add golden syrup and chilli powder. Give a stir and keep aside.

In a large pot, add in your lamb ribs and spices.

Add in water and cook until done.

Add ribs into the pot with sauce. Toss till evenly coated. Add ribs to a baking dish, roast on the grill setting to char on the outside.

Supported by the Red Meat Industry of SA – Recipes developed by Aneesa Mansoor and photos by Michelle Parkin.

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