Oven Baked Spare Ribs
|Pork spare ribs||2 Pound, chopped into 5 centimeter, 2 inch lengths|
|Szechwan peppercorns||To Taste, roasted and ground|
|For the sauce:|
|Dark soy sauce||3 Tablespoon|
|Dry sherry||2 Tablespoon|
|Wine vinegar||1 Tablespoon|
|Plum sauce||2 Tablespoon|
|Clear honey||2 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), crushed|
|Grated fresh ginger||1 Tablespoon|
|Five spice powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Finely chopped onion||2 Tablespoon|
1. Mix all the sauce ingredients together.
2. Place the ribs in a roasting tin, pour over the sauce and mix well. Cover with foil and leave to marinate overnight if possible, for a better flavour.
3. Cook, covered, in a preheated oven, 170°C/325°F/Gas Mark 3, for 1 hour. Increase the temperature to 200°C/ 400°F/Gas Mark 6.
4. Uncover, stir and return to the oven for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the juices reduce to a syrupy glaze and the ribs brown.