Chilli Spare Ribs recipe, Filipino Recipes

Prep: 20 mins.  Cooking: 1 hr.  Serves 4.


  • 1 lb 10 oz pork spare ribs
  • 1 tbs peanut oil
  • 2 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 1 tbs chilli bean paste
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tsp hoisin sauce
  • 3 tsp superfine sugar
  • 1 tbs soy sauce

Place pork in a large saucepan with enough water to cover.  Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and then simmer for 5 minutes.  Drain well, then place in a deep, heavy-bottomed saucepan along with all remaining ingredients.  Cover and simmer for 45 minutes then drain, reserving 1 cup of the liquid.

Heat a clean wok and sear the pork pieces till browned.  Add reserved cooking liquid and cook over medium heat until a glaze is formed.  Remove pork from pan and chop into 1 1/4″ pieces and pour sauce over them.  Serve immediately.

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