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    Nigella Lawson Sticky Ribs Marinade

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    13 hrs

    12 hrs

    1 hr

    Ozzy's Note:

    Watched this on TV last night and looked so simple and glorious once it had been cooked - I had to post it! Hope to try this one out in the not so distant future, went down really well at Nigella's table!

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    • 125 ml sweet chili sauce (Thai or Chinese)
    • 60 ml cranberry sauce
    • 60 ml dark sweet soy sauce
    • 1 clementine, juice and sliced rind
    • 1 lime, juice and sliced rind
    • 15 -20 pork spareribs


    1. 1
      Place all the ingredients and ribs into a large freezer bag and mix well.
    2. 2
      Seal the bag and place it on a dish so that it can lie flat then transfer the bag to the fridge and leave overnight to marinate.
    3. 3
      When ready to cook, preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
    4. 4
      Remove the ribs from the fridge and transfer them from the freezer bag to a roasting tin and cover loosely with aluminium foil.
    5. 5
      Transfer the roasting tin to the oven. Cook the ribs in the oven for an hour, turning them over after half an hour.
    6. 6
      Raise the oven temperature to 200C/400F/Gas 6 and remove the foil from the roasting tin.
    7. 7
      Cook for a further 15-30 minutes, or until the ribs are sticky and cooked through.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 11, 2010


      This is easily my favourite rib recipe! I saw Nigella make them on one of her TV shows, and was hooked! She recommends throwing the clementine and lime rinds in with the marinade, which I always do. I bake the ribs in the oven with about half of the marinade in the pan (minus the rinds, of course!). The extra sauce makes then nice and sticky. Enjoy!!

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    • on August 23, 2009


      Couldn't be any better.... Really! Sweet and delicious and one we will use many times!

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    Nutritional Facts for Nigella Lawson Sticky Ribs Marinade

    Serving Size: 1 (4915 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 3

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 101.0
    Calories from Fat 16
    Total Fat 1.7 g
    Saturated Fat 0.6 g
    Cholesterol 3.1 mg
    Sodium 288.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 20.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
    Sugars 11.9 g
    Protein 2.3 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    sweet chili sauce

    sweet soy sauce

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