Sweet and sour pork ribs

Sweet and sour pork ribs

37 ratings

Sascha, lawyer


„These ribs offer the perfect contrast in texture—a super crispy outside and tender meat within.“

Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g
pork ribs
1 tbsp
salt (divided)
¼ tbsp
pepper
2 tbsp
cooking wine
500 ml
vegetable oil
1 clove
garlic
2
green onion
1 cm
ginger
½
red bell pepper
½
green bell pepper
100 g
potato starch (divided)
3 tbsp
black vinegar
3 tsp
sugar
155 ml
water
Metric
Imperial
  • 500 g pork ribs
  • 1 tbsp salt (divided)
  • ¼ tbsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp cooking wine
  • 500 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2  green onion
  • 1 cm ginger
  • ½  red bell pepper
  • ½  green bell pepper
  • 100 g potato starch (divided)
  • 3 tbsp black vinegar
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 155 ml water

Utensils

  • wok
  • sieve
  • large bowl
  • meat cleaver
  • cutting board
  • small bowl

Enjoy with

Sake
A creamy, medium-bodied sake with a long, clean finish provides a nice counterbalance to the rich flavor of the ribs.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
348
Protein
30g
Fat
20g
Carb
7g

Step 1/4

Clean ribs and chop into bite-sized pieces using a meat cleaver. Transfer to a bowl and marinate ribs in salt, pepper, and cooking wine for approx. 5 – 10 min. Add oil to wok and bring to temperature for frying over high heat. Mince garlic, cut green onion into fine rings, and mince ginger. Cut bell peppers into chunks.
  • 500 pork ribs
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • ¼ tbsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp cooking wine
  • 500 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 green onion
  • 1 cm ginger
  • ½ red bell pepper
  • ½ green bell pepper
  • wok
  • large bowl
  • meat cleaver
  • cutting board

Clean ribs and chop into bite-sized pieces using a meat cleaver. Transfer to a bowl and marinate ribs in salt, pepper, and cooking wine for approx. 5 – 10 min. Add oil to wok and bring to temperature for frying over high heat. Mince garlic, cut green onion into fine rings, and mince ginger. Cut bell peppers into chunks.

Step 2/4

Sprinkle potato starch over ribs and mix thoroughly until ribs are evenly coated.
  • 50 potato starch

Sprinkle potato starch over ribs and mix thoroughly until ribs are evenly coated.

Step 3/4

Fry ribs in vegetable oil in a wok over high heat for approx. 3 – 5 min. until golden brown. Remove from heat and transfer to a sieve set over large bowl to drain oil. Remove any excess oil from wok.
  • sieve

Fry ribs in vegetable oil in a wok over high heat for approx. 3 – 5 min. until golden brown. Remove from heat and transfer to a sieve set over large bowl to drain oil. Remove any excess oil from wok.

Step 4/4

Add green garlic, ginger, and green onion to oil and sauté for approx. 1  min. Then, very carefully add vinegar, sugar, half of water, and salt, and stir to combine. While sauce cooks, combine potato starch and rest of water in small bowl. Return ribs to pan and cook for approx. 1 min. Add bell peppers and stir thoroughly to mix well. Add starch slurry, a bit at a time, to thicken sauce.  Enjoy alone or on a bed of rice!
  • 3 tbsp black vinegar
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 155 ml water
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • 50 potato starch
  • small bowl

Add green garlic, ginger, and green onion to oil and sauté for approx. 1 min. Then, very carefully add vinegar, sugar, half of water, and salt, and stir to combine. While sauce cooks, combine potato starch and rest of water in small bowl. Return ribs to pan and cook for approx. 1 min. Add bell peppers and stir thoroughly to mix well. Add starch slurry, a bit at a time, to thicken sauce. Enjoy alone or on a bed of rice!