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Caramelized Spareribs Recipe | Chinese Style Pork

Caramelized Spareribs Recipe | Chinese Style Pork

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Beef & Lamb, Main Courses
Cuisine Asian, China
Servings 4
Calories 364.5 kcal


  • 1 carrot
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 leek
  • 2 lbs pork spareribs, separated
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsps soy sauce
  • 1⁄3 cup chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper


  • #These sweet, caramelized spareribs are always a success. Tell guests to use their fingers; knives or chopsticks are out of the question.# In a large saucepan combine 4 cups water with the carrot, bay leaf and leek. Bring to the boil and add the spareribs. Blanch the meat for 10 minutes, remove from the stock and drain well.
  • Lay the ribs in an ovenproof pan. Combine the honey, vinegar and garlic, and spread the mixture on the ribs.
  • Add the soy sauce and the stock to the dish. Season well with salt and pepper.
  • Put into a very hot oven, 475°F, and cook until the ribs are caramelized and have turned a rich, dark brown color. #TIME# Preparation takes about 5 minutes and cooking takes approximately 55 minutes, from start to finish. #SERVING IDEA# Serve on a bed of finely shredded lettuce leaves, lightly seasoned with salt and pepper.
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