French Pork Belly Ribs

French Pork Belly Ribs

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1 travers de porc, cut into individual ribs
1 bottle (33cl) of Heineken or whatever’s in the house
1/3 cup soy sauce
3 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp orange marmalade
Juice from 1 orange
1/2 onion, minced
3 large garlic cloves, minced
2 inches fresh ginger, grated
Black sesame seeds


Mix the beer, soy sauce, sugar, marmalade, orange juice, onion, garlic and ginger together. Place the ribs in a ziplock bag,  pour the marinade over, squish around and refrigerate overnight.

Place the ribs in a roasting pan and pour over about 1/2 cup of the marinade.  Put the ribs in a 400 F oven and baste turning every 15 minutes for 1 – 1 1/2 hour until tender and golden.  Sprinkle with the sesame seeds.