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Grilled Saigon pork rib

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Take ribs to another level with these Vietnamese sticky ribs topped with peanuts and sesame seeds. Divine served on a bed of pickled mooli and carrot

Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal458
fat15g
saturates6g
carbs56g
sugars55g
fibre0g
protein24g
salt4.1g
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Ingredients

For the sauce

To serve

  • 2 carrots , cut into ribbons using a vegetable peeler
  • pickled mooli (optional)
  • 30g roasted unsalted peanuts , finely chopped
  • 10g sesame seeds
  • a few dill sprigs

Method

  • STEP 1

    Grill the ribs on high for 10 mins, then put them in a saucepan with 1½ litres water, the bean or miso paste, ginger, star anise, cardamom, rice vinegar, sugar and 1 tsp sea salt. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook over a very low heat for 20 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, make the sauce. Put 150ml water in a saucepan and bring to a rolling boil. Add the sugar, lower the heat and stir until completely dissolved. Allow the sugar syrup to cool, then blend with the fish sauce, chillies and black pepper.

  • STEP 3

    Remove the ribs from the pan and spread evenly with the honey. Grill the ribs on high for 12 mins, turning halfway through. Mix the pork ribs with the sauce.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2017

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