Pork Ribs with Chopped Hot Peppers (剁椒排骨)

Chinese Pork Ribs with Chopped Hot Pepers 剁椒排骨Hands-on Time: 5 min. Total Time: 1 hr, 5 min.

SHORT VERSION:

Immerse pork spareribs (1 lb) in cold water for 15min, drain, re-add water and boil ribs with ginger (3 slice), green onion (2 stalk), start anise (2, optional), salt (1 pinch) into a pot (~ 2Qt) for 30 mins. Finely chopped hot peppers (a handful), add salt (1t), stir fry it in oil (1T) over medium heat for 5 mins. Place cellophane noodle in the bottom of a large bowl, add ribs, then drizzle stir-fried hot pepper over the top. Steam for 20 mins. Done!

TIP:

Tip.1

Immerse ribs in cold water for 15 mins to remove any organ liquid or blood.

Tip.2

Try different types of hot peppers to find the one that suit your taste bud.

Going the Extra Mile (G.E.M.)the small steps to take you dish to the next level

G.E.M.1

Add garlic and star anise to add additional flavors.

Cookware:

  1. Pot (~2 Qt to 4 Qt)
  2. Knife for chopping
  3. Chopping board
  4. Non-stick pan

Ingredients

Ingredients for chinesr hot pepper pork ribs

Protein

  1. Pork Spareribs (1 lb). Sliced ribs are easier to fit into the pot.

Vegetable:

  1. (optional) Ginger root (2 slices)
  2. (optional) Finely chopped garlic (2 to 4 cloves)
  3. (optional) green onions (2 stalk)
  4. Hot peppers

Sauce/condiments/Spices

Units: t = teaspoon, T = tablespoon.

*note* relative ratio is more important the absolute amount.

  1. Salt (1 ~ 2 t)
  2. (optional) Star anise (2)

Noodle

  1. Cellophane noodle (1 to 2 people portion)

Before Cooking:

Prep.1

immerse pork ribs in water

Immerse pork ribs in cold water for 15 minutes to remove any organ fluid or residue blood.

Prep.2

Slice ginger and green onion in smaller pieces, the exact size don’t matter.

Prep.3

(optional) finely chop garlic.

Cooking Steps:

Cooking.1

boiling pork ribs

Put pot onto the stove, add pork spareribs (1 lb), star anise (2), ginger (2 slice), green onion (2 stalks, chopped), salt (1 pinch), and water (enough to cover the pork ribs). Bring to a boil under high heat.

Cooking.2

Turn heat to low once the liquid reaches a boil, continue to boil for ~ 30 mins.

Cooking.3

stir fry chopped hot peppers

In a non-stick pan, over medium heat, add oil (1T), finely chopped hot peppers, salt (~ 1t), and finely chopped garlic. Stir fry for ~ 5 min or until you can smell the aroma from peppers.

Cooking.4

pork ribs on top of noodleafter hot pepper on boiled pork ribs

In a large bowl, place Cellophane noodle at the bottom, place boiled rib on top, and then drizzle the stir-fried hot peppers over the top. Put in a steamer (or check the setup here), steam for 20 mins.

Turn the heat off and it’s ready to serve!

Pork Ribs with Chopped Hot Peppers (剁椒排骨)
Immerse pork spareribs (1 lb) in cold water for 15min, drain, re-add water and boil ribs with ginger (3 slice), green onion (2 stalk), start anise (2, optional), salt (1 pinch) into a pot (~ 2Qt) for 30 mins. Finely chopped hot peppers (a handful), add salt (1t), stir fry it in oil (1T) over medium heat for 5 mins. Place cellophane noodle in the bottom of a large bowl, add ribs, then drizzle stir-fried hot pepper over the top. Steam for 20 mins. Done!
Author:
Cuisine: chinese
Recipe type: steam, boil, stir-fry, Pork, spicy
Serves: 4
Prep time: 
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Ingredients
  • Pork Spareribs (1 lb).
  • Ginger root (2 slices)
  • Finely chopped garlic (2 to 4 cloves)
  • green onions (2 stalk)
  • Hot peppers
  • Salt (1 ~ 2 t)
  • (optional) Star anise (2)
  • Cellophane noodle (1 to 2 people portion)
Instructions
  1. Immerse pork ribs in cold water for 15 minutes to remove any organ fluid or residue blood.
  2. Slice ginger and green onion in smaller pieces, the exact size don’t matter.
  3. Put pot onto the stove, add pork spareribs (1 lb), star anise (2), ginger (2 slice), green onion (2 stalks, chopped), salt (1 pinch), and water (enough to cover the pork ribs). Bring to a boil under high heat.
  4. Turn heat to low once the liquid reaches a boil, continue to boil for ~ 30 mins.
  5. In a non-stick pan, over medium heat, add oil (1T), finely chopped hot peppers, salt (~ 1t), and finely chopped garlic (optional). Stir fry for ~ 5 min or until you can smell the aroma from peppers.
  6. In a large bowl, place Cellophane noodle at the bottom, place boiled rib on top, and then drizzle the stir-fried hot peppers over the top. Put in a steamer (or check the setup here), steam for 20 mins.
Notes
Immerse ribs in cold water for 15 mins to remove any organ liquid or blood.
Try different types of hot peppers to find the one that suit your taste bud.

 

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