Chinese pork ribs

Chinese pork ribs


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About this recipe: This is my husband's favourite dish. It is so succulent and salty-sweet that he eats it with his fingers.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 1/3kg rack of pork ribs
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese five spice
  • 500ml soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Extra time:2hr marinating  ›  Ready in:4hr10min 

  1. Cut the rack of ribs into individual pieces of about 10cm wide, 2 or 3 bones each. Season all over with Chinese 5 spice.
  2. Put the ribs in a large bowl, and pour in the soy sauce. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  4. Choose a large, shallow baking dish, and cover the bottom with aluminium foil. Lay the ribs in and pour about 300ml of the marinade over them, reserving the rest for later.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven, basting every 30 minutes with the pan juices.
  6. After about 1 hour 15 minutes cooking time, stir the honey into the reserved marinade, and pour over the ribs. Cover with aluminium foil, and continue baking for another 30 minutes.
  7. To serve, place the ribs on a serving platter or directly on plates. Put the marinade in a sauceboat and serve alongside.

Serving suggestion

This is delicious served with white rice.

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