Spice-roasted ribs

Who needs a rib-shack? Stay at home with this super-simple Donna Hay recipe
By Donna Hay
Spice-roasted ribs
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes plus preparation time for salad
  • Effort: easy


  • 1 kg American-style baby back or pork spare ribs
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 55 g brown sugar
  • 2 tsp salt


1. Preheat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3.

2. Cut the ribs into 4 sections. Combine the paprika, chilli, sugar and salt. Rub generously over both sides of the ribs and place on a baking tray lined with non-stick baking paper. Cover with aluminium foil and roast for 1 hour.

3. Remove the cover and increase heat to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Bake for 1520 minutes or until browned. Serve with a simple salad and thick-cut chips.

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