Chinese black vinegar adds a delicious punch to these braised spare ribs. In a pinch you could substitute balsamic vinegar.
ok i need some pointers about step 2 with the garlic and ribs... do the ribs and soy sauce go in with the garlic in the same pan ? sorry to sound stupid but i am not good with this sort of thing - 23 Jul 2012
Add some light soy sauce or salt would taste better! - 24 May 2016
Yes, just add the ribs to the same pan, brown them a bit, then add the soy sauce. You can also fry some sliced ginger with the garlic; can also add fresh sliced chilli (or from a jar) to your preferred taste. Tastes great, served with rice & stir-fried or steamed veges. - 19 Dec 2013