Sweet and Sour Ribs

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Diana Adcock

Not a traditional Chinese recipe-I would call it North American Chinese-but very, very yummmmmmmy.

Top Review by TMomofone

Wow, this is really good. I'm not always the biggest fan of sweet and sour flavored foods, but this is outstanding. I made it exactly as the recipe says with the exception of omitting the peppers as no one here likes them. I have already added this recipe to my regular rotation. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large wok over medium high heat and brown ribs-around 10 minutes.
  2. Add the soy sauce and continue browning.
  3. Add the vinegar and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Add brown sugar and simmer 10 minutes more.
  5. You might need a bit more vinegar at this point.
  6. You want the sauce thick but fluid.
  7. Add the peppers and onions and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Add the ketchup and stir.
  9. Taste and adjust the vinegar/brown sugar ratio.
  10. If needed add cornstarch to thicken.

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