6 tbsp maple syrup
¼ tsp chilli flakes
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp black peppercorns
1.5kg/3lb 5oz meaty pork ribs
To make the marinade, spoon the maple syrup into a roasting tin or baking dish. Add the chilli flakes and salt. Grind the peppercorns and add them to the marinade.
Toss the ribs in the marinade and then set aside for at least 2 hours. It wouldn’t hurt if they stay there overnight.
Roast the ribs at 160C/325F/Gas 3 for 90 minutes, turning them in their sauce from time to time.
Then turn the heat up to 200C for 15 minutes, Keep an eye on them, as sometimes they burn easily.
They are ready when the meat is tender, though far from falling off the bone, and the ribs are sticky and almost charred.
Recipe adapted from: Good Food