Barbecued Back Ribs

Barbecued Back Ribs

Barbecued Back Ribs


2 baby back ribs cut in half

300 ml tomato ketchup

3cm length ginger, grated

200 ml soy sauce

2 teaspoons rosemary, finely chopped

2 teaspoons ground star anise

5 tablespoons runny honey

4 gloves garlic, grated

5 tablespoons dry sherry (or sake if preferred)

Cooking Method:

  1. Combine all the ingredients except the ribs in a bowl and whisk until well mixed.
  2. Pour over the ribs and leave in the fridge to marinate overnight.
  3. Place the ribs in a saucepan, pour over the marinade and add just enough water to cover the ribs.
  4. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook for 1 hour covered.
  5. Transfer the ribs to a hot BBQ and grill.
  6. Reduce the sauce in a work and every 2 minutes or so brush the ribs with the reduced BBQ sauce.
  7. Continue cooking until ribs are nicely caramelized and completely covered in the BBQ sauce.