Grilled Lemongrass Pork Spareribs

May 9, 2010 / By Foodland

Grilled Lemongrass Pork Spareribs

Simply scrumptuous
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Pork
Servings 12 Servings


  • 0.5 cup green onions (white and pale green parts only), chopped
  • 9 tablespoons lemongrass, chopped
  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons golden brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 9 lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 9 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 6 pounds pork spare rib tips cut into 1-2" section
  • Extra lime, fresh basil and cilantro sprigs for garnish


  1. Mix first 7 ingredients and 6 tablespoons oil in a pan.
  2. Add pork chops to marinade, turn several times to coat evenly, then crown together in single layer.
  3. Cover and refrigerate at least 6 hours or up to 24 hours.
  4. Prepare barbecue to medium-high heat.
  5. Brush grill rack with remaining 3 tablespoons oil.
  6. Grill pork with marinade still clinging to meat until slightly charred and cooked through, 4-5 minutes per side, depending on thickness.
  7. Transfer pork to cutting board.
  8. Let rest for 10 minutes.
  9. Place on a platter and garnish with a squeeze of lime juice, chopped basil and cilantro sprigs.
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