Gingered Spareribs With Brown Sugar and Soy

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

I love this sweet gingery dish. It is easy to make and is versatile using other meats. This is delicious served over a bed of steamed rice. This is one of my families favorites.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large wide shallow pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Working in batches, add ribs and brown on all sides, about 8 minute.
  3. Transfer ribs to a large bowl.
  4. Add garlic and ginger to pot; sauté 30 seconds.
  5. Add brown sugar, vinegar, and soy sauce.
  6. Stir to blend.
  7. Return ribs to pot.
  8. Cover pot and simmer over medium-low heat until meat is tender, turning ribs occasionally, about 45 minutes.
  9. If sauce is thin, gradually add cornstarch mixture to ribs and simmer until sauce thickens slightly, about 2 minutes.
  10. Serve ribs over rice.


Most Helpful

Wow! This is a great dish. I followed Judy Jansen's suggestion and doubled the sauce. So glad I did because this sauce is wonderful. (I thicken the sauce with corn starch because we like a thicker sauce). I served this over brown rice...wonderful meal! Thanks again LeeAnn Duch for another great recipe! :-)

Merlot March 12, 2003

I really liked this recipe but my family only thought it was so, so. Will keep it and maybe try it again and see if they like it better next time.

sydster2 July 12, 2008

I cooked the ribs a little differently...Followed the recipe ingredients but basted it onto ribs during the last half hour of cooking them in the oven (about 2 hours total). Then basted them again when I took them out....They were delicious! The family loved them! Served the leftover sauce on the side....Will make this sauce again, thanks!!

Meringue August 18, 2007

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