A finger licking recipe for Greek Ribs! Marinated in fresh garlic, oregano and lemon. Great for dinner or a very tasty appetizer.
I love growing fresh herbs and right now the oregano in my herb pot is overgrowing! Greek Ribs is one tasty recipe using fresh oregano. Enjoy these ribs as an appetizer and serve with my homemade Tzatziki Sauce. As a main course these Greek marinated ribs are exceptional served with a tasty salad like my Santa Fe Salad. The marinade of garlic, oregano, lemon and onions pack some serious flavour! Make the marinade in the morning and let the ribs soak up the seasonings all day.
How to make finger-licking Ribs!
Simple ingredients for making amazing tasting ribs.
Remove skin membrane from ribs (this can make your ribs chewy and tough if left on). Using a sharp knife slice under the skin and pull skin off meat. Cut meat into single ribs.
Combine together olive oil, honey, oregano, onion, garlic, lemon, salt and pepper.
Place ribs and marinade in a large ziplock bag, shake and refrigerate 4-8 hours, turning occasionally to ensure all sides of ribs get seasoned. You can even marinate over night!
Preheat oven to 400ºF. Line baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking oil. Place ribs on baking sheet and space between.
Bake 400ºF for about 5-10 minutes until ribs have a nice sear. Reduce heat to 300ºF and roast for 50-60 minutes.
Serve these ribs with a great salad. Here are some great recipes to try.
- 3 pounds baby back ribs side ribs will work as well
- 4 tablespoons fresh oregano chopped or 2 tbsp dried
- ½ cup onion finely chopped
- 5 garlic cloves finely chopped
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 tablespoons liquid honey
- ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
- 2 teaspoon lemon rind grated
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
- Remove skin membrane from ribs (this can make your ribs chewy and tough if left on). Using a sharp knife slice under the skin and pull skin off meat. Cut meat into single ribs.
- Combine all other ingredients in bowl and mix well.
- Place ribs and marinade in large ziplock bag, shake and refrigerate 8 hours turning occasionally to ensure all sides of ribs get seasoned.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line cookie sheet or baking tray with foil. Spray with oil and place ribs on, leaving some space between each rib.
- Bake 400 degrees 5-10 minutes until ribs have a nice sear.
- Reduce heat to 300 degrees and roast for 1 hour.