Author Notes: This is a popular Chinese restaurant dish. The addition of pineapple gives it an island touch. —kikukat
pounds spareribs, "chinese" cut
cup soy sauce
cup rice vinegar
tablespoon vegetable or peanut oil
can pineapple chunks, drained
- Combine soy sauce , sugar, vinegar and salt. Set aside.
- In a medium saucepan, heat spareribs and 1 c water. Boil then simmer for 20 minutes (longer if chunks are large). Drain spareribs.
- 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.
- Combine cornstarch and a little water. Add to spareribs and stir until sauce thickens. Garnish with pineapple chunks.