Dad's Micro Ribs

Recipe by chia2160

These are so tender they fall off the bone! Easy clean up and takes less than an hour.

Top Review by Leta8076

I really like the flavor of this sauce, it definitely enhanced the flavor of the ribs. However, they were not as tender as I had expected from the description. It may be due to the variance you find in microwave wattage, although mine is a fairly new model. I served them with Japanese Cabbage Salad which was very complimentary to the Soy Sauce based ribs. I would use this recipe for the sauce again, but think I would slow cook the ribs in the oven or a crockpot. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix first 5 ingredients in glass measuring cup.
  2. Microwave at hi 1 minute stirring once or twice.
  3. Arrange ribs in 13x9 inch glass baking dish.
  4. Pour sauce on top, cover with plastic wrap.
  5. Microwave on hi 5 minutes.
  6. Microwave at 50 for 20 minutes.
  7. Turn ribs over, microwave at 50 for 20 minutes.
  8. Drain liquid, reserve.
  9. Microwave ribs uncovered at 50 for 4 minutes.
  10. Skim fat from reserved juices.
  11. Mix cornstarch and water, add to juices, microwave 1-2 minutes until thickened; serve over ribs.

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