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simmered pork spareribs with soy sauce

Simmered Pork Spareribs with Soy Sauce


  • 18 ounces pork spareribs
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2/5 cup sake
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil
Step 1

step 1:

Stab both sides of the spareribs 2 or 3 times with a fork.

Step 2

step 2:

Heat the oil in a frying pan over a high flame and sear the spareribs with the whole garlic cloves on each side for a couple of minutes on medium heat. Remove from the heat.

Step 3

step 3:

Put the spareribs, garlic cloves, sake and water in a pan. Bring to a boil on high flame. Skim off the surface scum and cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 40 minutes on low heat.

Step 4

step 4:

Add the sugar and soy sauce. Simmer for about 25 minutes on low heat.


The spareribs become very soft. It contains rich collagen and is good for the skin. Soy sauce suits spareribs well and is delicious.