Sweet and Sipcy Asian Ribs

Melissa Baldan


Each time I make these I think they taste better and better. They are super flavorful and the meat is very tender.


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 1 c
    hoisin sauce
  • 2 tsp
    freshly grated gingerroot
  • 3 tsp
    chinese 5 spice powder, divided
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 can(s)
    chicken broth, reduced sodium
  • 1/4 c
    reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 4
    garlic cloves, pressed
  • 2
    racks of pork loin back ribs (2 or 2-1/2 pounds each)
  • 3-4
    green onions, chopped
  • ·
    toasted seasame seeds

How to Make Sweet and Sipcy Asian Ribs


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Mix hoisin sauce, ginger, 1 teaspoon chinese 5 spice & 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes. Reserve 1/2 cup of the mixture until ribs are done.
  2. Combine broth, soy sauce and garlic in a roasting pan (with a lid). Remove membranes from ribs and cut between bones to separate ribs and cut each rack in half. Sprinkle meaty side of ribs with remaining chinese 5 spice. Arrange ribs in roasting pan and overlap as needed. Cover and bake for 45 minutes.
  3. Remove roasting pan from over, turn and baste ribs with remaining sauce and bake, covered, for an additional 45 minutes to 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  4. Remove ribs and arrange on platter. Sprinkle with seeds and onion.

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About Sweet and Sipcy Asian Ribs

Course/Dish: Pork Ribs

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