Herby Oven Baked Ribs

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  • 5 lbs. pork spare ribs – bone in
  • 3 tsp. whole peppercorns
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 3 tsp. sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 34 tbs. of fresh parsley
  • 2 tbs. olive oil


  • Place the parsley in a mortar and pestle and mash until fine. Remove and place in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Crush the garlic cloves in the mortar and pestle then add to parsley.
  • Next, crush the peppercorns with the mortar and pestle. Add to the parsley garlic mixture and add olive oil, sugar, and salt.  Mix until everything is combined.
  • Rub the paste on the ribs and refrigerate for at least one hour or up to overnight.
  • Preheat oven 300 degrees F.
  • Place the ribs in a cast iron pan and cover with tin foil.
  • Bake for 90 minutes.
  • Drain excess liquid from pan and brush with Andria’s BBQ Sauce.
  • Raise the oven temperature to 350 degrees F:
  • Cover again with tin foil and place back in the oven for 35-40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and brush once more with Andria’s BBQ Sauce, then place back in oven for 10-12 minutes; uncovered.
  • Remove the ribs and let rest for 10-15 minutes.
  • If you like, brush with BBQ sauce and garnish with spring onions and parsley before serving. Enjoy!

Keywords: spare ribs, bbq sauce, herb ribs, pork

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