Eastern pork ribs

Honey and soya sauce remains a winning combination with pork.

Makes: 4-6 portions

Preparation time: 20 minutes (plus marinating time)

Cooking time: 60 minutes 

1 pork rib of about 1.5kg


• 2cm ginger, grated

3 cloves of garlic, crushed

1-2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped

5ml fine cinnamon

5ml five-spice powder

125ml honey

125ml soya sauce

30ml soft brown sugar

30ml sesame oil

• juice of 2 lemons 

1 Mix the marinade ingredients. Place the ribs in a bowl and pour the marinade over. Set aside in the fridge for a few hours, preferably overnight.

2 Braai the ribs over mild coals for about 45-60 minutes until cooked and soft, brushing marinade over at intervals.

3 Cut in portions between the ribs and brush marinade over.

4 Braai quickly over the coals until crispy all over. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve.

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