Chinese sticky ribs
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
For a real treat this week, why not give these delicious Chinese sticky ribs dish a go? With onions, Chinese Five Spice, hoisin sauce and ketchup along with apple juice mixed together to make a deliciously sticky, spicy and sweet sauce, itís a great way to enjoy a rack of pork loin ribs and makes a great week night meal that could equally be a delicious weekend treat too. This simple recipe makes enough ribs to serve four, so itís a great way to treat the family to something different this week Ė it will soon become of your favourite recipes everyone will love.
- 2 x 400g rack of pork loin ribs
- 1tsp smoked sea salt
- 1tbsp Chinese five spice
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 600ml chicken stock
- 2 spring onions, chopped, to serve
- 1tbsp sunflower oil
- 2 onions, chopped
- 1tsp Chinese Five Spice
- 4tbsp hoisin sauce
- 4tbsp tomato ketchup
- 100ml apple juice
- To make this pork recipe, heat the oven to 180įC or Gas Mark 4. Put the rib racks in a large roasting tin. Sprinkle over the salt, Chinese Five Spice, onion and garlic.
- Pour over the chicken stock, cover with foil and cook for 1 hour, until the ribs are really tender.
- For the sauce, heat the oil and fry the onions gently for 5 mins, until softened. Add the Chinese Five Spice, hoisin sauce, ketchup and apple juice, and stir to combine.
- Pour off most of the stock from the ribs and pour the sauce over the ribs, turning to coat well. Return them to the oven to cook for 20 mins.
- Cut each rack into 2 and sprinkle over the spring onions to serve.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 294(kcal)
- Fat 16.0g
- Saturates 5.0g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.