Island Spareribs

susan simons


This is a revised version of my Dads Hawaiian spareribs.

If you have an electric wok it works great for making this dish.

If you like sweet and sour you will love this.


★★★★★ 2 votes



  • 2 lb
    lean country style spare ribs, cut in 2
  • 3 Tbsp
    whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    salad oil
  • 2/3 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    pineapple juice
  • 1 tsp
    grated ginger root (or 1/2tsp. dry)
  • 2 c
    fresh pineapple and papaya chunks
  • 1/3 c
    red wine

How to Make Island Spareribs


  1. Cut spare ribs into 2-inch pieces. Mix flour, salt, and soy sauce together and coat ribs.
  2. Allow to stand 10 minutes. Heat oil in skillet and brown ribs on all sides.
  3. Drain off excess fat and add sugar, vinegar, water, juice and ginger.
  4. Cover and simmer until meat is tender, about 45 minutes.
  5. Stir in fruit and simmer 5 minutes longer.
  6. Serve garnished with minced parsely and sesame seeds.
  7. Serving ideas: Serve with white rice.

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About Island Spareribs

Course/Dish: Pork Ribs
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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