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Macs BBQ Spareribs

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Macs BBQ Spareribs is a superb recipe that’s so simple even I can do it perfectly. Over the decade or so since I learnt this recipe, I have never had a complaint only requests for this simple BBQ recipe. Now that’s what I call a track record. I serve these as a main dish and side dish. The marinade is simple to produce and packs such a lovely warmth its hard not to produce more. Cook the spareribs a day in advance so the marinade has a chance to do it thing.

Macs BBQ Spareribs Recipe - TheRecipe.Website

Macs BBQ Spareribs

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Course: BBQ, Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine: British
Keyword: BBQ, Grill, Marinade, Pork
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Marinate: 12 hours
Total Time: 13 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 6 People
Calories: 788kcal



  • Place the butcher cut ribs into thick aluminium foil (or double sheets if unavailable.)
  • Turn on your oven to 350F/175C/Gas Mark 3.
  • Place the foil wrapped ribs packages into a baking tray and bake for 1 1/2 hours.
  • Carefully unwrap the ribs and move to a deep sided baking dish/roasting pan.
  • Keep the fat in the foil for a later date as its so full of flavour. Ideal for soups, casseroles, pasta sauces etc.
  • Using a large mixing bowl, add the brown sugar, soy, ketchup, Worcestershire, rum (Optional) chili sauce, garlic, mustard and pinches of pepper and mix thoroughly.
  • When mixed pour over the ribs in the roasting pan and rub it making sure everything is well coated.
  • Place in the fridge ideally over night or at least 2 hours for the marinade to be absorbed.
  • When ready to cook, oil the grate of the bbq to prevent sticking.
  • Place the ribs onto a part of the bbq that is medium heat and allow to cook.
  • Continue to brush the spareribs with the marinade during cooking and rotate every do so often to ensure equal cooking and flavour.
  • Cook for about 20 – 30 minutes or until the ribs are cooked through.
  • Enjoy.


Sodium: 1272mg | Calcium: 87mg | Vitamin C: 6mg | Vitamin A: 215IU | Sugar: 42g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 826mg | Cholesterol: 175mg | Calories: 788kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Fat: 50g | Protein: 37g | Carbohydrates: 46g | Iron: 3mg