Lynn's Chinese Style Spareribs

We got this recipe from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Yield: 2-3 servings
Collections: Chinese Main Dish Pork Ribs

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Lynn's Chinese Style Spareribs Recipe

  • 2 tablespoons Peanut Oil or Olive Oil
  • 1 clove Garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds Samll Baby Back Pork Ribs (halved if desired)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese 5 Spice Powder
  • 3 tablespoons Brown Sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 tablespoons Dark Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese Rice Vinegar or Dry Sherry
  • enough to cover pork Hot Water
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Preparation Instructions

Have all ingredients ready. In large, heavy skillet, heat oil until it begins to smoke. Add garlic and saute. Add ribs and saute until nicely browned. Remove and discard any excess oil. Sprinkle five-spice powder and toss in pan. Add sugar, soy sauce and rice vinegar. Stir and add enough hot water to cover pork. Cover skillet and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 40-60 minutes, stirring occasionally.
After 35 minutes, make sure sauced is thickening and covering meat. If not thickening, remove cover and cook until sauce thickens and reduces, 10-20 minutes.

Yield: 2-3 servings

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1 Comment

Vivian R

I find the directions of this recipe to be written awkwardly. Is there any way to edit it so it is easier to understand?