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Sweet and Sour Pork Ribs


This is a very simple, easy to prepare, fuss-free dish which will go very well with plain white rice.


Easy does it ....


All you need to do is just to dump all the ingredients into the wok and  cook.  Here's how ........

Ingredients
  • 500 gm pork ribs, cut into 2 inch lengths
  • 60 gm shallots         
  • 30 gm garlic               
  • 10 gm ginger           
  • 2 bird eye chillies     
  • 2 tsp chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp Balsamic vinegar, or to taste
  • Thickening -  1.1/2 tsp cornflour + 1 Tbsp water
Preparation
  1. Wash the pork ribs and blanch them in hot water, rinse under running tap water, drain and set aside.
  2. Lightly pound or smash the shallots, garlic, ginger and bird eye chillies.
  3. Put the pork ribs into the wok together with the pounded ingredients in (2) above.  Add in sugar, salt, chilli and tomato sauce.
  4. Add in the water and bring everything to a boil, then lower heat to simmer till the pork ribs are tender.
  5. Add in the balsamic vinegar, test for taste.
  6. Add in the thickening, give it a quick stir.
  7. Dish out and serve hot with plain rice.



Comments

  1. Absolutely to die for. I just had a vegetarian meal now I want some pork lol

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  2. Definitely goes well with a bowl of rice! Yum!

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  3. love home cooked meals like this. :)

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  4. That is super easy, just throw everything huh! Looks delicious too!

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  5. Yes, one of my favourites....both cooking and eating. I cooked a BIG pot the other day for a campus student's party. The pot came back empty...well cleaned, too :)

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  6. Cheah....this yummilicious pork ribs dish is my favourite. Real appetising with just this dish :)

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  7. This look absolutely easy to prepare.

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  8. Love sweet and sour dish. Good for a big bowl of rice. :)

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  9. 3 hungry tummies
    I see, energise with some meat!

    Jess
    Yes, absolutely easy!

    busygran
    Can't agree with you more!

    penny
    Yup, simple home cooked meal!

    Jeannie
    Ya lah, no-frills!

    MaryMoh
    This is one of my children's favourite dish.

    Elin
    Good for you if you've no time to cook more dishes for dinner.

    Yummy Koh
    It'super easy and your kitchen is non-greasy!

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  10. sweet, sour and spicy! All my favourite flavours!

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  11. Wow, this is a very appertizing dish! I can finish them all by myself! Yummm.... You have a wonderful evening, Cheah.
    Goodnight,
    Kristy

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  12. That's plain delicious! I would need more rice!

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  13. Christine, pigpigscorner, Kristy, Sonia and Angie
    Thanks very much for sweet compliments!

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  14. Is vinegar a compulsory ingredient?

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  15. Yummy Koh
    No, you can omit it if you don't have, perhaps you can then add in a little more tomato sauce.

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  16. That is indeed looks super delicious!

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  17. Cheah, I did this last Saturday. Why the water didnt seem to dry up after 1 hour - yours look so dry?? Did I do wrong somewhere but its nice lor.

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  18. Yummy Koh
    After the ribs are tender, then remove the cover, let it simmer and the gravy will dry up faster, i.e. if you want it to be dry, then add in thickening. Hope this helps.

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  19. Thanks. I will remember that when I next do it.

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  20. True to form...another perfect no-frills recipe! Looks so delicious, yet so easy and simple and tempting me to attempt!

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