Sweet & Sour Pineapple Spareribs

May 13, 2015

Author Notes: This is a popular Chinese restaurant dish. The addition of pineapple gives it an island touch.kikukat

Serves: 4


  • 2 pounds spareribs, "chinese" cut
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 can pineapple chunks, drained
In This Recipe


  1. Combine soy sauce , sugar, vinegar and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, heat spareribs and 1 c water. Boil then simmer for 20 minutes (longer if chunks are large). Drain spareribs.
  3. In a clean pan, heat oil. Add garlic and spareribs. Fry for a few minutes. Add soy sauce mixture. Cook on low heat for 25 minutes.
  4. Combine cornstarch and a little water. Add to spareribs and stir until sauce thickens. Garnish with pineapple chunks.

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