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Posted on: Aug 25, 2014 07:54PM
This is an interesting dish which can be prepared ahead of time and recommended as hors d'oeuvres. The spareribs are well marinated with delicious spices which produce an exotic taste and colour.
2 lbs spareribs, cut into 1-rib pieces
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp M.S.G. (optional)
1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine or dry sherry
1 medium egg, beaten with a dash of salt
3 tbsp flour
2 tbsp light soy sauce
2 tbsp Hoi Sin sauce
2 tbsp ginger, minced
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp garlic, minced
1/4 cup onion, minced
2 tbsp ketchup
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp HP sauce
1 tbsp cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp sugar
Marinate spareribs in M.S.G. (if using), sugar, wine, egg, flour, light soy sauce, Hoi Sin sauce, ginger, soda, and garlic for 2 hours.
Deep fry spareribs in hot oil until well browned.
Brown onion in a wok and then pour the mixture of ketchup, HP sauce, sesame oil, 1 tbsp of cornstarch, 1/2 cup water and 1/2 tsp sugar. Stir and bring to a boil. Add ribs to mixture, serve hot.Log in to post a reply