Racy ribs

17

PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

2 main-course servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 10 minutes, Broiling Time: 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 to 1.5 kg pork back ribs
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup , honey or brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes , optional

Instructions

  • Cut ribs into serving-size sections, about 2 to 3 ribs. Combine ketchup, soy, maple syrup and water in a large saucepan. For a fiery taste, sprinkle in red pepper flakes
  • Add ribs and turn to coat with mixture. Bring to a boil over high heat. Then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until fork tender, about 50 minutes.
  • Remove ribs. Increase heat to high and boil liquid, uncovered, until thickened like a barbecue sauce, from 20 to 25 minutes. Watch carefully to avoid burning.
  • Preheat broiler or barbecue to medium. Brushing with sauce several times, broil ribs on a rack about 4 inches (10 cm) under broiler or barbecue until hot and richly glazed, from 6 to 8 minutes per side.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 665,
  • Protein
  • 44.5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.2 g,
  • Fat
  • 40.5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1938 mg.