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Skeleton ribs

User reviews
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Origin of dish:  UK
Suitable for children
Type of cooking:  Oven
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Ingredients (serves 4):

    900g/2lbs pork ribs
    salt and freshly ground black pepper
    2 tbsp oil
    1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
    2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
    3 tbsp tomato puree
    2 tbsp honey
    1 level tbsp soft brown sugar
    1-2 tbsp Tabasco Original sauce (2 is wonderful)
    4 tbsp water


1. Trim ribs to neaten. Place in an ovenproof roasting dish and season.

2. Heat oil in a pan and gently fry onion and garlic over gentle heat until soft, but not brown.

3. Spoon over ribs. Mix tomato puree, honey, brown sugar, Tabasco and water together in a jug and pour over ribs.

4. Leave for 10 minutes, turning. Place in a pre-heated oven Gas 4 350F 180C for 40 minutes, turning ribs over and basting.

5. Turn heat up to Gas 6 400F 200C and roast for a further 15 minutes - or until ribs are caramelised and crusty.

6. Serve in a bowl with napkins and a finger bowl.

User comments

(Review left on 27/07/2011 on the recipe for Skeleton ribs)
Super tasty recipe. I have to make it in multiples of 2-3 because I have a large family. We all love it and it's SO easy!!! Two thumbs up :) witzig61
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