Caramelised Pork Ribs with Peanut Butter

Best ribs recipes

From beer to bourbon, miso to Chinese five-spice, slather your ribs in our show-stopping marinades and glazes for a crowd-pleasing addition to your next BBQ

Looking for BBQ ribs recipes for summer entertaining? Try our easy ideas for pork ribs and more, with easy BBQ marinades and step-by-step shortcuts to create the perfect summer centrepiece. Then check out our BBQ recipes for the full spread.


Easy ribs recipes

Beer BBQ ribs

Cherry beer adds tang, fruitiness and maltiness to this sauce – great on pulled pork, bacon sarnies or these slow-cooked, fall-apart ribs.

Beer BBQ Ribs Recipe

Pibil-style pork ribs

Vibrant achiote paste is the secret weapon in Edson Diaz-Fuentes’ impressive ribs recipe, offering a peppery and earthy flavour that’s perfect with pork.

Miso-glazed ribs with slaw

Check out our melt-in-the-mouth baby back ribs with a crunchy, vibrant slaw for your next BBQ.

Miso Ribs with Asian Slaw Recipe

Fall-apart bourbon ribs

Few things are more satisfying to eat than tender, sticky ribs. This recipe adds a bourbon kick to the sweet glaze, providing a real depth of flavour.

Fall-Apart Bourbon Ribs Recipe

Sticky Chinese ribs

These sticky Chinese pork ribs are really easy to make and a great dish to treat your family and friends at the weekend. Serve with some rice and tuck in!

Chinese Ribs Recipe

Caramelised pork ribs with peanut butter

If peanut butter caramel sounds like something you’re more likely to drizzle over ice cream, think again. This elevates BBQ pork ribs to a whole new level – they’re best simply served with a citrussy slaw and rice.

Caramelised Pork Ribs with Peanut Butter

Lamb ribs with membrillo glaze

Lamb ribs are a much underused cut. They’re quite fatty but it’s the fat that keeps the meat meltingly tender. These are slow-roasted to render some of it, then brushed with a simple glaze and crisped-up to finish.

Lamb ribs with membrillo glaze

Slow-braised ribs with pineapple BBQ sauce

These slow-braised ribs get taken up a notch with a dry brine. Slightly curing them means they’re meltingly tender and perfectly seasoned. Ideal for freezing so get ahead for a stress-free barbecue. Serve with charred corn-on-the-cob and creamy slaw.

Slow-braised ribs with pineapple BBQ sauce

Dr Pepper ribs

The caramel and spice flavours of the fizzy Dr Pepper drink add an extra dimension to sticky ribs. A great twist to a BBQ to add a bit of fun.

Dr Pepper Ribs

Slow roast ribs with chipotle barbecue sauce 

Slow cooking before grilling is the secret to tender ribs. Racks of baby backs are meatier than the single spare ribs so use them if you can.

Slow roast ribs with chipotle barbecue sauce

Jerk spiced ribs

Inexpensive ribs rubbed in a homemade jerk marinade of ginger, lime, cinnamon and allspice, grilled on the BBQ then sliced to serve a crowd.

Jerk Spiced Ribs Recipe for BBQ Ribs

Sticky 5-spice ribs with sweetcorn salsa

These spicy, sticky ribs with fresh sweetcorn salsa make for a great family treat at the weekend. Plus, ribs are great-value so you don’t have to break the bank to indulge.

Sticky Five Spice Ribs Recipe With Sweetcorn Salsa

Melting ribs with tamarind chipotle sauce

The trick to tender ribs is to slow cook them in the oven before throwing them on the barbie. It’s worth it! This Mexican-inspired barbecue sauce with tamarind is delicious with the flaky, tender pork.

Ribs Recipe with Chipotle Sauce