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chinese five-spice powder
How to Make CHINESE SHORT RIBS
1In a small bowl, whisk together sugar, soy sauce, jelly, water, sherry, garlic & five-spice powder. Blend until jelly dissolves.
2Place ribs in a resealable plastic bag. Add jelly mixture. Marinate overnight in refrigerator.
(At this point, you could freeze in the plastic bag until the day before serving. Thaw in refrigerator overnight.)
3Preheat oven to 450^. Line a rimmed baking sheet or roasting pan with aluminum foil.
Remove ribs from bag, reserving marinade. Place in prepared pan and cover with foil.
Bake for 30 minutes.
4Remove from oven and pour off any liquid that has accumulated. Turn ribs. Reduce oven temp. to 350^.
Bake, uncovered, for an additional 15 to 30 minutes, basting several times with marinade during baking time.
Discard any unused marinade.
To serve, cut ribs into portions.
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