Pork spare ribs with a stout and maple glaze

Pork Spare Ribs with Stout and Maple Glaze

Serves: 4-6

Cooking time: About 2 hours


  • 1.8kg (4lbs) Pork spare ribs
  • 60ml (4tbsp) Maple syrup
  • 15ml (1tbsp) Soft brown sugar
  • 500ml (1pt) Dark stout


  1. Preheat oven to Gas 5, 190ᵒC, 375ᵒF.
  2. Mix together the maple syrup, sugar and stout. Double line a deep roasting pan with foil. Place the ribs in the pan and pour over the stout mixture.
  3. Cover with a further piece of foil and cook in a preheated oven for about 1½ hours until meat is soft around the bone.
  4. Remove foil and cook uncovered for a further 20 - 30 minutes to reduce & slightly thicken the sauce.
  5. Serve the ribs in a mound, drizzled with sauce and a herby quinoa seed salad.