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10 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Caramel Pork Spare Ribs

Tasty pork spare ribs. Also works with beef. Best served with rice and Asian greens.



  1. Marinate ribs, fish sauce, red pepper, chilli, 2 tsp of the sugar and half the spring onion in a clay pot or casserole dish.
  2. Combine remaining sugar and oil in a small pan and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes until golden.
  3. Pour over ribs and cook covered over medium heat for 25-30 minutes until sauce is reduced by half.
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Beside for putting the sugar on it, I felt it was very tasty. my boyfriend loved it too!
06 Jan 07 by member: anicolet
Really tasty.
12 Apr 07 by member: Joyce2
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Nutrition summary:

There are 449 calories in 1 serving of Caramel Pork Spare Ribs.
Calorie break-down: 68% fat, 11% carbs, 21% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 302
Calories 449
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 33.59g 52%
  Saturated Fat 12.267g 61%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 3.374g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 14.725g  
Cholesterol 106mg 35%
Sodium 383mg 16%
Potassium 417mg  
Total Carbohydrate 11.76g 4%
  Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
  Sugars 10.93g  
Protein 23.74g  
Vitamin A 116% Vitamin C 536%
Calcium 51% Iron 92%
of RDI*
(449 calories)
22% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (11%)
Fat (68%)
Protein (21%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories