Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 12 pork spare ribs

  2. 12 chicken thighs , with skin and bones

  3. 1 cup apple juice, as sharp as possible

  4. 4 tablespoons/1/4 cup maple syrup

  5. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  6. 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  7. 2 star anise

  8. 1 cinnamon stick , halved

  9. 6 unpeeled garlic cloves

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Put the ribs and chicken pieces in a couple of large freezer bags or into a dish.

  2. Add all the remaining ingredients, squelching or everything together well before sealing the bag or covering the dish.

  3. Leave to marinade in the refrigerator overnight or up to 2 days.

  4. Take the dish out of the refrigerator and preheat the oven to 200C/400 degrees F.

  5. Pour the contents of the freezer bag into 1 or 2 large roasting trays (making sure the chicken is skin side up) and place in the preheated oven and cook for about 1 hour and 15 minutes, by which time everything should be sticky and glossed conker-brown.


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