Stir Fried Pork Ribs with Onions

    50 minutes

    This is a delicious way to prepare pork spare ribs - stir fried with a spicy sauce and onions. You can thicken the sauce with a little cornflour mixed with water if desired.

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    Serves: 5 

    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 (1.5cm) piece fresh ginger, sliced
    • 1/4 teaspoon Szechuan peppercorns
    • 500g pork spare ribs, chopped into 2.5cm pieces
    • 1 teaspoon chilli bean sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 whole star anise
    • 6 tablespoons water
    • 2 onions, thinly sliced

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Heat the oil in a wok or large frypan over high heat. Add the ginger and peppercorns and stir-fry. When fragrant, add the spare ribs and stir-fry until the meat turns light pink.
    2. Add the chilli bean sauce, soy sauce and salt and stir thoroughly. Add the star anise and water; stir. Cover and cook over medium heat for about 25 minutes until the ribs are well done and the pan is almost dry.
    3. Add the onion and stir fry for a few minutes. Transfer to a dish and serve.

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    is there a necessity of bringing a pot of water to boil, mix in the pork ribs, ginger etc and take off the scum on top, let boil for abt 30mins to make it soft and easily to stir fry afterwards?  -  10 Oct 2016