Smoked ribs are a real treat at any braai. The secret is creating the perfect marinade with the right balance between the sweet and sour flavours of the ingredients. Adjust the ingredients below until you find a flavour balance that suits you. Debone leftover ribs and use it on a pizza. Find the recipe for pork rib pizza by clicking here.



5 tablespoons tomato sauce

5 tablespoons chutney

5 tablespoons beer

½ tablespoon honey

A dash of Worcestershire sauce

Pork ribs

1 rack of smoked pork ribs


  1. Mix all the ingredients for the marinade together. If it is too sweet add more beer, if too sour add a bit more honey. Balance the amounts until you are satisfied with the taste.
  2. Baste the smoked pork ribs with the marinade.
  3. Braai on medium heat turning and basting the ribs every 3-5 minutes for 25 minutes.
  4. Once cooked remove from fire and cut ribs. – Ursula Human, Farm fare