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chinese 5 spice spare ribs

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Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

This Chinese 5 Spice Spare Rib recipe has a unique taste with a harmonious blend of the 5 basic flavors of Chinese cooking!

(1 rating)
yield 6 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chinese 5 spice spare ribs

  • 1/4 c
    hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    sweet chili sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    liquid aminos (substitute low-sodium soy sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 lg
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    chinese 5 spice
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar such as demerara, or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 3 lb
    pork side ribs, portion into individual ribs
  • sesame seeds, for garnish

How To Make chinese 5 spice spare ribs

  • 1
    In a large bowl, combine hoisin, honey, ketchup, sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar, lemon juice, ginger, garlic, Chinese 5 Spice, brown sugar and cayenne; whisk. Place ribs in a large re-sealable plastic bag and pour the marinade over; massage until ribs are evenly coated. Transfer to the refrigerator overnight.
  • 2
    Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish and place ribs in a single layer; cover the dish with aluminum foil. Transfer to the oven and cook ribs on 350ºF for 1 hour or until tender, brushing with the marinade every 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Pour marinade in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and keep a gentle simmer.
  • 4
    After an hour, transfer ribs on a wire rack sits on a baking sheet. Brush the remaining marinade and transfer back to the oven for 20 minutes. Serve immediately with green beans and sprinkle sesame seeds.
  • 5
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