Asian-style glazed ribs

These ribs can feed a crowd. The secret of this recipe is its exotic marinade!


Difficulty: Hard

Time: 45 min. preparation time, 60 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 535 / Protein 46g / Carbohydr. 32g / Fat 23g

Ingredients (4 servings)

1 rackpork ribs
1chili pepper
20 gginger
3 clovesgarlic
1onion (red)
1 stalklemongrass
1 bunchparsley
200 mlapple juice
100 mlsoy sauce
50 mlpomegranate juice
2 tbspsesame oil
50 mlmirin
400 gcrushed tomatoes
olive oil for frying


small pot, grill, oven, barbecue tongs, brush (optional), aluminum foil, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Riesling Kabinett, off-dry, 2011
A fine touch of sweet fruit accompanied by a refreshing acidity make the off-dry Kabinett a good companion for this recipe. This white wine has a gentle, yet charismatic flavor that can unfold perfectly at a temperature of 10 – 12°C (50 – 54°F).

Step 1

Asian-style glazed ribs

Preheat the oven to 200°C (390°F). Remove seeds from chili pepper and finely chop. Mince ginger and garlic. Finely dice onion and slice lemongrass. Roughly chop parsley.

oven, cutting board, knife

1 chili pepper / 20 g ginger / 3 cloves garlic / 1 onion / 1 stalk lemongrass / 1 bunch parsley

Step 2

Asian-style glazed ribs

For the marinade, sauté onion, ginger, garlic and chili in some olive oil. Deglaze with apple juice and add soy sauce, pomegranate juice, sesame oil, mirin, and crushed tomatoes. Bring to a boil and let simmer for approx. 15 – 20 min. until the marinade has thickened.

small pot, cooking spoon

200 ml apple juice / 100 ml soy sauce / 50 ml pomegranate juice / 2 tbsp sesame oil / 50 ml mirin / 400 g crushed tomatoes / olive oil for frying

Step 3

Asian-style glazed ribs

Stir parsley into marinade and generously brush the ribs with it on both sides. Wrap in aluminum foil and cook in a preheated oven at 200°C (390°F) for approx. 1 – 2 hours depending on thickness until fully cooked through. Preheat the grill.

oven, aluminum foil, brush

1 rack pork ribs

Step 4

Asian-style glazed ribs

Remove the ribs from the oven and sear on hot grill for approx. 2 – 3 min. on each side. Cut up and serve with remaining marinade as dip.

grill, barbecue tongs