Sweet apricot lamb ribs

6 hungry - 4 very hungry
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  • Lamb
  • Medium
  • That’s oven cooked

24-hour marinated sweet apricot lamb ribs with a hint of PERi-PERi, grilled and served with baked potato.

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  • 1.5kg Lamb ribs
  • 90ml Nando’s PERi-PERi Sauce
  • 3T Olive oil
  • 6T Apricot jam
  • 6T Water
  • Coarse sea salt and black pepper to rub


  1. Preheat oven to 180˚C. 
  2. Use a sharp knife to make a few nicks across the fat side of the meat. 
  3. Rub salt and pepper over the fat and in-between nicks. 
  4. Heat olive oil in a large griddle pan, place meat fat side down, and brown for 3 minutes on each side. 
  5. Remove from heat and transfer to an oven proof dish or baking tray.
  6. Mix apricot jam, water and Nando’s PERi-PERi Sauce and pour over ribs.
  7. Place the ribs in the pre-heated oven and roast for 45minutes to 1hr, 15minutes. 
  8. Baste ribs frequently with the sauce in the bottom of the dish. 
  9. Serve with baked potato wedges and a side salad. 

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