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These are the sweet 'n' sour spare ribs you've been waiting for all your life!


The Gourmandize Team

A classic BBQ favorite with an Asian twist! Full recipe HERE.

Rate this recipe 4.9/5 (210 Votes)


  • 1 pound button bone spareribs
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of flour
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 heaping tablespoons 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 tablespoons soy sauce, salt to taste and flour. Fry in hot grease in a deep-fryer until crisp and brown. Remove from fryer.

Step 2

Prepare sauce by mixing water, vinegar, lemon juice, sugar, cornstarch and 1 tablespoon soy sauce in a frying pan.

Step 3

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


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