Baked and broiled baby back ribs

Baked and broiled baby back ribs

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author Connie Veneracion


  • 1.5 kilograms pork baby back ribs cut into serving size portions (cut between the bones to get even sizes)
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon grated turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon crushed galangal
  • 2 bird's eye chilies finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 thumb-sized pieces ginger peeled and grated
  • 6 cloves garlic peeled and grated
  • 1 cup coconut cream


  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Set to “bake.”
  • Arrange the pork ribs in a single layer in a glass baking dish.
  • Mix together all the ingredients for the marinade. Pour over the pork. Mix to coat every part of every piece of rib.
  • Cover the baking dish with a piece of foil and bake for one hour.
    Baked and broiled baby back ribs
  • After an hour, remove the foil and turn up the heat to 475F. Switch the setting to “broil.” Continue cooking for another 10 minutes or until the pork ribs are nicely browned around the edges.
  • To serve, place two pieces of ribs on a plate and drizzle with some of the thickened sauce. Serve with rice and a light salad.