Sweet and sour spareribs
  • Cooking Time: 90
  • Servings: 20-25
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 2 lbs spareribs – have butcher cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ½ c cornstarch
  • ¼ c Canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed
  • 1 onion, diced and carmelized
  • 1 can pineapple chunks, drained
  • sauce
  • ¾ c sugar
  • ½ c apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ c molasses
  • ½ c soy sauce
  • 1 c pineapple juice
  1. Parboil spareribs until meat shrinks from the bone and drain well
  2. Coat all pieces with cornstarch very well
  3. Cook garlic in oil until just browned, then remove
  4. Brown sparerib pieces over medium heat
  5. Remove sparerib pieces and pour off excess oil
  6. Combine all sauce ingredients in pan and simmer for about 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved
  7. Add ribs back to sauce, tossing to cover, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes
  8. Add caramelized onions and pineapple, cooking for another 5 minutes
These from our holiday family potluck - and it is a good thing that they are small because we end up with so much to choose from you want to try everything. If you want to leave the rib pieces bigger you can, but I think the smaller pieces make them easier to eat