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Ham spare ribs in pineapple marinade

  • 4
Ham spare ribs in pineapple marinade


  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 cm ginger, peeled
  • 2 pineapple rings
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice or 225 gram tin crushed pineapple
  • ¼ teaspoon chicken stock powder
  • 2 tablespoons sherry
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • hammed spare ribs for 4 serves


  1. In a food processor, put the garlic, ginger, pineapple rings, pineapple juice, chicken stock powder, sherry, sugar and soy sauce. Puree until well blended.
  2. Pour the puree over the hammed spare ribs. Cover and marinate for 4 hours or overnight, turning the spare ribs occasionally.
  3. Barbecue ribs over a medium heat for 20 minutes, brushing often with marinade.
  4. Cut the ribs into strips before placing on a platter to serve. Serve with the crushed pineapple on the side.

Cooks Tips

- Have your butcher put meaty pork spare ribs into a ham brine for 2 hours. You will need about 6-8 ribs per person.

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