How to cook soft and tasty ribs in the oven: we share the recipe for the best marinade

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
How to cook ribs deliciously
How to cook ribs deliciously. Source: Pexels

Pork ribs are one of the most satisfying, delicious, and easy-to-cook meat dishes. They can be cooked in different ways: boiled, fried, and baked with sauces and spices. To make the ribs tender, you need, firstly, to choose them correctly, and secondly, to add spices, juice or sauces that will make the meat soft.

How to cook ribs deliciously

Chef Yulia Simonchuk shared a recipe for delicious, juicy and soft ribs with sauce cooked in the oven on Instagram.

Recipe for baked ribs


  • ribs - 2.5 kg
Ribs for baking
  • olive oil - 2-3 tbsp.
  • granulated garlic - 1 tbsp.
  • salt - 1 tbsp.
Spices for meat
  • paprika - 1 tbsp. 
  • pepper - 1 tbsp.

For glazing:

  • honey - 2 tbsp. 
Honey and lemon
  • mustard - 2 tbsp. 
  • soy sauce - 6 tbsp
  • juice of half a lemon
Marinade for ribs
  • tomato paste - 160 g
  • adjika - 2 tbsp. 
  • olive oil - 2-3 tbsp.

Method of preparation:

1. Wash the ribs, dry them, remove the film, and make punctures with a knife to marinate the meat faster and better.

Ribs for roasting

2. Marinade: mix the oil, paprika, granulated garlic, salt, pepper and marinate the ribs in it, set aside for at least 2 hours.

Marinated ribs

3. Then wrap the ribs in foil, put them on a baking sheet, and bake for 2.5 hours at 150 C.

Ribs in foil

4. Glaze: put all the ingredients in a saucepan, stir and simmer over a fire for 2-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Spices for the dish

5. Take out the ribs, cut them, dip them well in the sauce, put them on a baking sheet covered with foil, and put them back in the oven at 200 C and bake for 20 minutes.

Ready ribs

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