Spare ribs in tomato sauce

Spare ribs in tomato sauce


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About this recipe: Delicious and succulent pork spare ribs, simmered in a rich and well-flavoured tomato sauce. This dish is great to share. Serve with rice, potatoes, pasta or whatever you fancy.

tonytsang Quebec, Canada

Serves: 4 

  • Marinade
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce or 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1-2 tablespoons cornflour mixed in 1 tablespoon water
  • 450g pork spare ribs, chopped into 2.5cm pieces
  • 1 tablespoon groundnut oil
  • 1 tablespoon groundnut oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • Sauce
  • 1 (400g) pasta sauce
  • 250ml water
  • 1/3 teaspoon sugar

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Extra time:20min marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Make the marinade by mixing together the sugar, salt, soy sauce and cornflour slurry. Mix in the spare ribs, let marinate for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat a large frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Brown the ribs on both sides, 3-5 minutes. Set aside.
  3. In the same frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir-fry the onion with 1 teaspoon salt until soft, about 3-4 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and ribs and mix well. Stir in the pasta sauce, water and sugar, bring to the boil. Turn the heat down to medium-low and simmer for 30-40 minutes. Adjust seasoning accordingly.

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