Sticky Chinese Pork Ribs
Spice Kitchen - Asian

Sticky Chinese Pork Ribs

Let us unveil the mystery of this popular Chinese dish. These tender, fall of the bone ribs are deliciously sweet and moreishly sticky.


  • 500 g pork ribs, cut into single-bone pieces
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 spring onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Chinese spice blend
  • 20g ginger, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Shaoxing wine
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 5 tbsp dark brown sugar


  1. Marinate the ribs with the salt and soy sauce overnight.
  2. The next day, put the ribs in a large pot along with the chopped spring onions,
  3. 1 tbsp Chinese spice blend, ginger, and cover with water.
  4. Bring the pot to a boil and simmer, covered, for 90 minutes until the ribs are tender and falling off the bone.
  5. Gently remove the ribs from the liquid and put the stock back on the stove. Add the remaining ingredients and reduce to a sticky glaze.
  6. Preheat oven to 220°c. Place the ribs on an oven tray and brush liberally with the glaze cook for 10 minutes.
  7. Take the ribs out and brush with a little more glaze before serving.

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