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Sweet and Sour Spareribs


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  • 1 lb button bone spareribs
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt
  • flour
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 heaping tbsp cornstarch mixed in cold water


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cut ribs in small separate pieces, add 2 tbsp soy sauce, salt to taste and flour. Fry in hot grease in fryer until crisp and brown. Remove from fryer.

Step 2

Prepare sauce by mixing water vinegar, juice of lemon, sugar, starch and 1 tbsp soy sauce in frying pan.

Step 3

Cook over heat, stirring constantly until sauce thickens. Mix in spareribs and serve. For added flavour, add a little sweet pickle juice and sweet pickles.

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