Spiced pork ribs, slow cooked with orange and cider and green cabbage slaw. Delicious!


  • 4 pork ribs
  • juice of two oranges
  • 1 bottle of cider
  • 1 cup spices
  • 1 tblsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 2 tblsp honey
  • 2 tblsp dijon mustard
  • 1 small head of green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chardonnay vinegar


  • Toss the pork ribs in the spices and marinate overnight in a sauce pot. Heat all of the other ingredients and simmer for ten minutes. Place the pork ribs in a deep oven-proof dish. Add the liquid and cover dish with tin foil and a lid.
  • Slow cook in oven for 2/3 hours at 140C until tender. Remove ribs and if the liquid is a little thin, reduce until thickened.
  • Mix all ingredients and season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.