Spiced Pork Spare Ribs

Preparation info
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Appears in
Simply Asian

By Neil Perry

Published 2000

  • About

These little ribs make easy finger food, and I’ve never seen anybody stop at one - they are really addictive! dipped in Szechuan salt and pepper, they are perfect with a beer.



  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
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To make the sauce, boil all the ingredients in a small pot until the sugar melts. Leave to cool.

To make the marinade, combine all the ingredients.

Cut pork into 5-cm lengths, pour over the marinade and leave to marinate for 40 minutes. Heat the oil in a wok until very hot. Deep-fry the ribs until they are a deep golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain well on crumpl