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Jin Dou Spare Ribs


This is soooooo finger-licking gooooood!! My husband would be able to polish off the entire serving at one go and won’t need anything else but I served up with some wanton noodles 😉


Clean and cut your spare ribs accordingly …..


Marinate spare-ribs with the marinade ingredients for at least 3 hours or overnight


… I served up with wanton noodles in spicy noodle sauce and some steamed veges


Ingredients :

1 kg spare ribs, cut into pieces

150ml Jin Dou Sauce

oil for deep frying

1/2 Tbsp cornflour, mix with 1 Tbsp water (optional)

Marinade :

1 Tbs oyster sauce

1 tsp sugar, 

1 tsp salt

1 tsp sesame oil

1 egg

2 Tbs plain flour

1 Tbs cornflour

1 Tbs custard powder

3 Tbs water

Sauce Ingredients :

100ml black vinegar

2 Tbs worcestershire sauce

5 Tbs tomato sauce

5 Tbs plum sauce

2 Tbs sugar

1 tsp 5-Spice powder

100ml water

Method :

  • Mix spare ribs with marinade and marinate for 3 hours
  • For Sauce : Combine all ingredients and bring to boil for 3 minutes … remove from heat and set aside
  • Heat wok with enough oil for deep-frying and deep-fry marinaded spare ribs in hot oil until golden brown … dish out, drain and set aside
  • Drain oil from wok, pour in Jin Dou Sauce and bring to boil, add in spare-ribs and mix well
  • Thicken with a little cornflour mixed with water, if desired … dish up and serve

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