Oriental-style Rib of Beef

Mike Robinson's simple but tasty recipe uses a sweet and spicy marinade to add flavour to roast beef
By Mike Robinson
Oriental-style Rib of Beef
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  • Serves: 3
  • Cook Time: 1.6666666666666667 hours 40 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes plus 30 mins resting
  • Effort: easy



  • 3 tbsp sukiyaki marinade
  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • 1 bunch of basil
  • 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 red chillies
  • 1 stalk of lemongrass, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 tbsp sichuan peppercorns
  • 3 ribs of beef, well marbled and with plenty of fat


1. Make a marinade by blending together the Sukiyaki marinade, coriander, basil, chilli sauce, chillies, lemon grass and Sichuan peppercorns into a paste, using a food processor.

2. Score the fat on the beef with a sharp knife and rub in the marinade.

3. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/Gas 6.

4. Heat a large, heavy-based frying pan. Sear the beef in the hot pan until browned on all sides.

5. Transfer the beef to a roasting tray and roast for 1 and a half hours.

6. Remove the beef from the oven, cover with foil and set aside to rest for 30 minutes before serving.

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