Braaied spare ribs with crispy golden potatoes


Braai your heart out! Get fired up with these #JustDelicious recipes that will make you proud to be South African! Prepared over hot coals, our marinated spare ribs are #JustDelicious down to the bone!


Braaied Spare Ribs

2 x 750g Eskort Spare Ribs

Crispy Golden Potatoes

125ml (½c) olive oil

15ml (1T) fresh thyme, chopped

1 clove garlic, chopped

5ml (1t) paprika

5ml (1t) ginger

5ml (1t) ground cumin

5ml (1t) mustard powder

Zest and juice from one lemon

4 large potatoes, boiled and halved

Salt and pepper, to taste

To serve

1 handful fresh herbs, chopped

Start a fire and allow to burn until coals form.


Braaied Spare Ribs

  • Place the ribs on a braai grid over hot coals for 10 minutes on each side.

Crispy Golden Potatoes

  • In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, thyme, garlic, paprika, ginger, cumin, mustard, lemon juice and zest together until well combined to create a marinade.
  • Place potatoes in a large bowl and pour the marinade over, ensuring that the potatoes are evenly coated.
  • Allow to marinate for 10 minutes, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Place potatoes on a braai grid over hot coals.
  • Braai for 5 minutes on each side until golden and crispy.


  • Slice the rib rack and serve a portion of ribs with a side of crispy golden potatoes drizzled with leftover marinade and garnished with fresh herbs.

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