Braaied Spare Ribs with Crispy Golden Potatoes

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  • Braaied Spare Ribs
  • 2 x 1kg Eskort Spare Ribs
  • Crispy Golden Potatoes
  • 4 large potatoes, boiled and halved
  • 125 ml (½ C) olive oil
  • 15 ml (1 T) fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 5 ml (1 t) paprika
  • 5 ml (1 t) ginger
  • 5 ml (1 t) ground cumin
  • 5 ml (1 t) mustard powder
  • 1 handful fresh herbs, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Zest and juice from one lemon
  • Allergens
  • This recipe contains no allergens.
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  • Braaied Spare Ribs
  • Start a fire and allow to burn until coals form.
  • Place the ribs on a braai grid over hot coals for 10 minutes on each side.
  • Crispy Golden Potatoes
  • In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, thyme, garlic, paprika, ginger, cumin, mustard, lemon juice and zest together until well combined to create a marinade.
  • Place potatoes in a large bowl and pour the marinade over, ensuring that the potatoes are evenly coated.
  • Allow to marinate for ten minutes, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Place potatoes on a braai grid over hot coals.
  • Braai for 5 minutes on each side until golden and crispy.


Slice the rib rack and serve a portion of ribs with a side of crispy golden potatoes drizzled with leftover marinade and garnished with fresh herbs.