1. Preheat the oven to 230Â°C/450Â°F/gas 8.
2. Place a single layer of ribs, meaty side down, in a shallow roasting tin. Roast for 30 minutes, then drain off the fat.
3. Combine the rest of the ingredients and sprinkle evenly over the ribs.
4. Turn the oven down to 18oÂ°C/350Â°F/gas 4. Roast the ribs, meaty side up, for a further 30 minutes to 1 hour for pork spare ribs. Beef ribs will take about 1 to 1 1/2 hours.