Serves 4. Preparation time 25 mins. Cooking time 1hr 30mins
4 whole racks of baby back ribs
2g black pepper
1 tbs demerara sugar
3/4 tsp salt
1 bottle of a Bimís Kitchen African Baobab BBQ Sauce
Thoroughly combine the sugar, salt and pepper and rub in to each rack of ribs. Leave the seasoned ribs for at least 15 minutes and then place into a suitable oven tray. Carefully add about 300ml of water to the bottom of the tray and then seal the tray completely with aluminium foil. Place tray into an oven pre-heated to 250∞C, cook for 30 minutes and then reduce temperature to 170∞C for another 30 minutes. Remove tray from oven and carefully open to let steam out. Baste the ribs, which should now be quite tender, thoroughly with the BBQ sauce. Leave to sit for at least 15 minutes and then place ribs on an oven tray and cook in the middle shelf of the oven for 20 ñ 25 minutes at about 160∞C basting occasionally with more BBQ sauce if needed.
Tips: This recipe also works nicely with beef ribs but cooking times may need to be adjusted depending on the thickness of the ribs. The ribs can also be finished off on an outside bbq for an even smokier finish. Our Spicy African BBQ Sauce can be used in place of the Baobab BBQ Sauce.