Coffee Crusted BBQ Beef Ribs

Serves 2-4
Time 3 hours + overnight marinade


6 beef ribs
Salt and pepper

Coffee BBQ Sauce

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp mustard
1 tbsp ground coffee
½4 cup ancho chilli paste
¼ cup honey
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tbsp smoked paprika
1 tbsp sumac
1 tbsp cocoa powder
3 tbsp worcestershire sauce
1 cup cola
3 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 bunch coriander, chopped
½ cup bourbon


Place the ribs in a heavy baking tray, bone side up and season with salt and pepper. Combine all sauce ingredients and pour over ribs, allow to marinate overnight.

Bake ribs in an oven at 150C for 2 ½ – 3 hours. Cover with foil if the tops start getting dark.