Sticky Hoisin ribs recipe

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10 min


20 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 500 kCal 25%
Fat 37g 53%
  -  Saturates 11g 55%

Quick and easy sticky Chinese-style ribs to pop on the barbecue or flash fry in a griddle pan. Brought to you by Essentials magazine


  • 1kg spare ribs 
  • 150ml jar sticky Hoisin stir-fry marinade, like Wagamama’s
  • 3tbsp sunflower oil 
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • Knob of root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • Handful fresh coriander 
  • 2 spring onions, chopped


  • Cover the spare ribs with cold water, bring to boil and simmer for 15 mins.

  • Drain and coat with the sticky Hoisin stir-fry marinade.

  • Barbecue for 3-4 mins on each side until sticky and crispy.

  • Heat sunflower oil in a pan with the red chilli, root ginger, garlic, fresh coriander and spring onions.

  • Serve spooned over the ribs.

Top tip for making Sticky Hoisin ribs

You don't need a barbecue to make these ribs. Just use a griddle pan on a really high heat in step 3.

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