These spare ribs take only a few minutes to cook, and the ingredients require little chopping. Spareribs, garlic, and fermented black beans make a great combination in this easy to make recipe.
1 kg meaty spare ribs
1 large onion - sliced
1 green capsicum - sliced
5 cloves garlic - finely chopped
2 tbsp ginger - finely chopped
2 tbsp salted black beans - chopped
1 fresh red chilli - finely chopped
1/4 cup light soy sauce
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
3 tbsp brown sugar
1 1/2 cups water
2 tbsp vegetable oil
Cut the ribs into small pieces, place them in an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle black beans,garlic,ginger and chilli.
Add light and dark soy sauce, sugar and water. Cover dish in aluminium foil. Bake in preheated moderate oven for 1 1/2 hour.
Alternatively, place in steamer and cook over water for 1 1/2 hour. Remove and set aside.
Heat oil in wok. Stir-fry onion and capsicum till soft.
Add ribs and juices, cook for 5 minutes. Serve hot with rice.