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Noble House Prosperity Sweet and Sour Spareribs

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“Pork is symbolic of prosperity and is a favorite dish served for Chinese New Year’s. The Chinese also like to serve sweet and sour dishes as the word sour in Cantonese, sounds like grandchild, and portends the wish for offspring.”
1hr 30mins

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  1. Trim excess fat from the spareribs. Rinse in cold water and pat dry with paper towels until almost dry to the touch. Place the spareribs in a 3 quart saucepan. Sprinkle them with sugar and toss to combine. Marinate 30 minutes. Pour off excess liquid.
  2. Mix the regular and black soy sauces, vinegar, ketchup, rice wine, and 1/2 cup cold water in a bowl and pour over the spare ribs. Bring to a boil over high heat, covered.
  3. Reduce to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally to make sure the sauce does not dry up (add a little water, if necessary) for 1 hour, or until the spareribs are tender when pierced with a knife and the sauce is thick enough to lightly coat a spoon.
  4. Transfer to a plate and skim excess fat from the sauce. Pour sauce over the spareribs. Serve immediately.

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