Chinese Fragrant Spareribs

"Makes a great appetizer that's easy to bake. You can make these ahead of time and just warm them up before serving. Easily doubles or triples, if needed."
 
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Ready In:
7hrs
Ingredients:
7
Yields:
8 ribs
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ingredients

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directions

  • In a small saucepan, whisk together soy sauce, plum jelly, water, sherry, garlic, and five-spice powder until jelly dissolves.
  • Allow mixture to cool slightly.
  • Pour mixture into a resealable plastic ziplock bag, and add ribs.
  • Seal bag and coat ribs with sauce, and allow to marinate 3-6 hours, or overnight.
  • Place ribs on a foil-lined baking pan, and cover with foil; reserving marinade.
  • Bake ribs at 450°F for 30 minutes.
  • Remove ribs from oven, and discard top foil.
  • Drain liquids from baking pan, and turn ribs.
  • Bake ribs at 350°F for 15-30 minutes more, or until ribs are cooked through, basting several times with reserved marinade.

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Reviews

  1. mickeydownunder
    WHAT an OUTSTANDING WINNER!<br/>This really complimented by party dinner!<br/>Used Splenda and tamari, which REALLY lessens salt taste, TRUE!<br/>These were SO easy, LOVED the Chinese five spice anise flavoring as it REALLY came through!<br/>THANKS!
     
  2. Night Owl
    Very good! It was my first time using 5-spice powder. I may lower the amt next time as I found it a little powerful. Still enjoyed the ribs & the aroma was wonderful. Thanks!
     
  3. Lois M
    I too was at the ponderorsa Tapas party and really enjoyed these ribs. I too felt they were a little salty, but I am not a salt person, I would make them using lite soy sauce and probably come back and change this rating to a 5 star. I think the cook times and temps may have been off too, I dont think the oven was ever up to 450, and I dont think they were in the oven a total of 45 mins, maybe just watch them closely. Great flavor, probably would be good on chicken too!
     
  4. etully
    Made these to take to a Christmas party at work today. I hope no one likes them, I want to take them home. I thought they were great and will make again for sure. Thanks! Note: Alas, there were none left after my party. I bet this marinade would be good with chicken wings, too.
     
  5. AnnieCan
    These were quite yummy. We found them a little intense in the saltiness. Perhaps the soy sauce. Thanks for the tasty ribs Tiggs!
     
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