Chinese pork ribs

Chinese pork ribs

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(37 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 35 mins

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Serves 4
A superquick family favourite - fab for barbeques

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition:

  • kcal458
  • fat30g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre0g
  • protein44g
  • salt1.27g
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Ingredients

  • 12 meaty pork ribs
    Pork

    Pork

    paw-k

    One of the most versatile types of meat, pork is economical, tender if cooked correctly, and…

  • 100ml hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 1 tbsp vinegar (you can use cider, malt or wine)
  • 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder

Method

  1. Put the ribs in a large pan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 mins. Meanwhile, pour the hoisin sauce in a jug and stir in the soy sauce, honey, vinegar and five-spice.

  2. Drain the ribs very well, then brush with the glaze – if barbecuing, chill, cover and keep in the fridge for later.

  3. Heat the grill to high, if using. Grill or barbecue for 15-20 mins, turning from time to time until shiny and slightly charred in places. Serve hot.

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Shorty67
5th Jul, 2015
Hi! When you cooked the ribs in the pressure cooker, did you submerge them in water or put them on a rack above it?
miranda.c23
18th Nov, 2013
Made with lamb ribs, as don't eat pork. Didn't have chinese 5 spice, but it didn't matter. They were YUMMY! Best bit is that they're so simple.
galeboo
12th Apr, 2013
5.05
Soooo tasty! The whole family loved these. I made these under the grill instead of barbecuing and I basted quite a few times during cooking. Divine!
Fridays cook
7th Apr, 2013
5.05
Like others boiled ribs for longer, about 40-45 mins and they were really tender. This had a great taste will try it again for the ban next time
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uptospeed
2nd Apr, 2013
5.05
I did this recipe yesterday well what a triumph it went down really well with my family. I agree with previous comments boil for longer than stated. The smell where amazing while cooking and we served it with a Nandos type spicy rice
naidebig
3rd Sep, 2012
5.05
Yum yum, kids loved this one. Followed advice and boiled for about 45mins and then oven baked, looking forward to BBQ though. Had no proper vinegar so did half rice wine, half balsamic. Tasted fab anyway Definite 5 stars
galeboo
20th Aug, 2012
5.05
Absolutely delicious! My son loved them and will be making them often.
mdej123
17th Jul, 2012
5.05
Made this at the weekend for a BBQ, the adults really enjoyed the recipe, but the kids thought the taste was 'too strong'. Would make again as very easy to do, marinated mine for over 24 hours. Quick and easy.
caboroig
28th Apr, 2012
5.05
Just realised I forgot to rate this recipe! 10 out of 10....
caboroig
21st Apr, 2012
5.05
This has become a firm favourite. I boil ribs as suggested, glaze with sauce then put in fan oven at 180c for 20 - 30 mins. Excellent taste and so easy.

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