Spare ribs are ale and hearty

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Continuing Little Valley Brewery’s Cask to Kitchen series here’s a wonderful recipe for spare ribs to get your teeth into.

Preparation time: 15 minutes .

Cooking time: 35 minutes .

Serves 4


75g butter

800g spare ribs


Black pepper

1 onion (chopped)

300ml Little Valley Brewery’s Moor Ale

1tbsp soft brown sugar

800g sauerkraut


lMelt the butter in a pan and fry the spare ribs on both sides until brown

lSprinkle both sides with salt and black pepper

lAdd chopped onion and glaze the onions whilst stirring

lAdd the Moor Ale and let it simmer

lLoosen any deposit from the bottom of the pan and add the soft brown sugar

lLet the dish cook, reduce heat and add the lid on

lSimmer for 15 minutes

lCover the meat with the sauerkraut and simmer for another 20 minutes

lAdd salt and black pepper if required

Serve with potato croquettes and a glass of the remaining Moor Ale

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