Maltose-Glazed Baked Spareribs

Preparation info

  • Serves

    3 to 4

    as a main course
    • Difficulty


Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

For those who love sweet and spicy spareribs of the Flintstone’s variety, this is a dish to adore. Made from the meatiest pork spareribs available, they are first poached to cook the meat and then roasted with several coats of a tangy, sweet glaze.

Maltose is an impossibly sticky Chinese sweetener that is available in small plastic tubs or crocks and must be attacked with a sturdy spoon dipped in boiling water. There is no substitute for the experience or the taste, although a sligh