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Stack of roasted baby back ribs pieces.

Greek Ribs

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Greek ribs
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
marinade: 8 hours
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 431kcal
Author: Laureen King
Made with fresh oregano, garlic and lemon these Greek Ribs are bursting with flavour!
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  • 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.


These ribs also taste great made on the BBQ.


Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 514mg | Potassium: 434mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 2.4mg