Recipes

Oriental Spareribs

    2 cups water
    ½ cup soy sauce
    1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
    3 pounds spareribs, cut into 2 inch pieces
    2 tablespoon packed light brown sugar
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    1 tablespoon sesame seed
    2 tablespoons chopped green onion
    1 – ¼ inch sliced fresh gingerroot, peeled and minced

  1. Mix water ¼ cup soy sauce and garlic in wok.
  2. Add spareribs; bring to boil at 225°.
  3. Reduce heat to “simmer”; cover, cook 1 hour.
  4. Remove cover; bring to boil at 225°, cook 20 minutes.
  5. Drain reserve ¼ cup cooking liquid.
  6. Mix remaining ¼ cup soy sauce and remaining ingredients.
  7. Place spareribs and reserve ¼ cup cooking liquid in wok at 325°.
  8. Pour seasoned soy sauce over ribs, cook, spooning sauce over ribs; until it thickens and adheres to ribs, about 10 minutes. Serve warm
*NOTE: These can be made 3 to 4 hours in advance, then reheated in microwave oven or in conventional 350° oven for 10 minutes.
    Makes approx. 2 dozen.