Grilled Pork Rib Roast Recipe

Pork ribs
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 3 hrs
Total: 3 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Yield: 1 roast
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
645 Calories
53g Fat
1g Carbs
39g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 645
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53g 68%
Saturated Fat 20g 98%
Cholesterol 141mg 47%
Sodium 505mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 39g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 569mg 12%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Coated with a flavorful crust of herbs and other seasonings, this grilled pork roast recipe is simply delicious. Since this is a bone-in pork roast, remember to wrap the bones with aluminum foil. This helps to prevent excessive burning and ensures a better presentation when the meat is plated. This recipe is gourmet enough for special occasions but wallet-friendly enough for any weeknight meal.


  • 1 pork rib roast, about 3 pounds

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons dry white wine

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped flat-leaf parsley

  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh marjoram

  • 3 sage leaves, roughly chopped

  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Pat rib roast dry with paper towels. Place on a large baking sheet.

  3. Combine olive oil, lemon, juice and wine in a small bowl. Add remaining ingredients and let the mixture sit at room temperature for 10 minutes.

  4. Coat the entire roast with mixture. Make sure to get every inch of the meat.

  5. Cover rib bones only with aluminum foil.

  6. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Place roast on grill over indirect heat and cook for 2 to 3 hours or until internal temperature at the thickest part of roast reaches 145 F / 65 C.

  7. Once cooked, remove from heat, tent with aluminum foil and allow the roast to rest for 15 to 20 minutes before carving.

  8. Carve pieces between the bones. This will give you a nice thick pieces of pork.

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