Glazed Alberta Lamb Ribs

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2 lbs. Alberta Lamb ribs

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. ground cumin

Salt & black pepper to taste

½ tsp. dried chillies    

½ cup liquid honey

1 onion

3 oranges, juice & zest           

1 cup chicken stock


  1. Trim off excess fat from ribs and season with cinnamon, cumin, chillies, salt & pepper.
  2. Roast with the onions in 400˚F oven until evenly browned, about 25-35 minutes. Drain off excess fat.
  3. Add honey, orange juice and zest and chicken stock to the browned ribs.
  4. Cover with foil and braise in 350˚F oven for one hour until tender.
  5. Strain off liquid and reserve.
  6. Cool braising liquid and remove fat, heat in a pan and reduce to the consistency of a glaze.
  7. Grill ribs to reheat on BBQ.
  8. Brush with the glaze near the end of heating so not to burn.


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Alberta Lamb
Agriculture Centre
97 East Lake Ramp NE
Airdrie, AB, T4A 0C3

(403) 948-1522