This may just be the ideal thing to cook before watching the US debates tonight. Richy visited Today with Maura and Dáithí to show off his BBQ ribs, red cabbage and apple slaw and BBQ sauce!

BBQ Ribs

Ingredients:             

  • Baby back Pork ribs from local butcher approx. 1200 grams per portion
  • Small white onion
  • Carrot
  • Celery
  • 1 bay Leaf

Method:

  1. Bring water to boil
  2. Add root veg
  3. Slice pork ribs into pieces
  4. Boil pork for 20-25 mins until tender and meat is falling off bone
  5. Marinate in bbq sauce for 1hr or over night
  6. Place on baking tray
  7. Preheated oven 200 degrees
  8. Roast till golden brown (30mins approx.)

Red cabbage & apple slaw

Ingredients:

  • ½ red cabbage
  • ½ white cabbage
  • 1 red onion
  •  1 Apple
  • Red chilli diced, deseeded
  • Coriander/parsley
  • Pinch garlic
  • Salt, pepper
  • olive oil
  • 200g Thick Mayonnaise

Method:

  1. Slice and dice all the above ingredients and mix together.
  2. Add ½ Mayo & more if needed 

BBQ Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • olive oil
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds, crushed
  • 55g/2oz dark brown sugar
  • 50ml/1¾fl oz dark soy sauce
  • 300ml/10fl oz tomato ketchup
  • salt and pepper

Method:

  1. Fry the onion and garlic in olive oil with the chilli, fennel seeds and sugar.
  2. Add the soy sauce and ketchup and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to the boil and simmer for a few minutes to combine the flavours. Use as a dip or to coat spare ribs, chicken or sausages.