FOOD

Sticky Asian Pork Ribs & Apple Slaw

Pork ribs gently braised for 3 hours in honey, soy, spices and stock and served with a tangy apple slaw.

FOOD

Sticky Asian Pork Ribs & Apple Slaw

Pork ribs gently braised for 3 hours in honey, soy, spices and stock and served with a tangy apple slaw.

Ingredients

  • 8x Thick cut pork ribs
  • 1 knob ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon szechuan pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chilli flakes
  • 6 star anise
  • 1 tablespoon five spice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 250 milliliters rice wine
  • 2 limes
  • 2 shallots
  • 350 milliliters chicken stock
  • Bunch Coriander
  • 3x Spring onion
  • 3 apples
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • Salt & pepper

Steps

  1. Place a large roasting tray on to a hob on a high heat with 2 tablespoons olive oil
  2. Season the pork with salt and pepper
  3. When the oil is smoking, add the ribs to the pan and cook over a high heat for 2 minutes on each side, or until golden and caramelized. Turn over and repeat.
  4. Add in the chopped ginger, garlic, chilli flakes, szechuan pepper, star anise, five spice, honey, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, rice wine, shallots and juice of two limes and cook out for 2 minutes
  5. Next add the chicken stock, bring to the boil and reduce then transfer to an oven at 160degrees C for 1.5 hours. Then, turn the ribs over and cook for another 1.5 hours
  6. Remove from the oven, place back on the hob and reduce the sauce and caramelize the pork
  7. For the apple slaw, grate the apples, carrots and mix with mayonnaise, lemon juice, coriander and salt and pepper