Dim Sum Style Steamed Pork Ribs

by Angie Liew

Dim Sum Style Steamed Pork Ribs is a very popular dish at the dim sum restaurants. These normally comes in very small dim sum plates and you may find that you just may not have enough of them. The good news is you can easily replicate this dish in your home kitchen. However, I prefer to use fermented bean paste. You can choose to use fermented black bean paste instead. You will surely be pleasantly delighted at how close it tastes like the restaurant pork ribs and you can even adjust the recipe to your own personal taste. Serve this hot over steamed rice as a meal.

Dim Sum Style Steamed Pork Ribs

Recipe by Huang Kitchen, Angie Liew
Dim Sum Style Steamed Pork Ribs is a very popular dish at the dim sum restaurants. These normally comes in very small dim sum plates and you may find that you just may not have enough of them. The good news is you can easily replicate this dish in your home kitchen.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time55 mins
Keyword: dim sum, pork ribs, spare ribs, steamed
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 300 gm pork ribs, cut into bite size
  • 1 clove garlic, minced finely
  • 1 tbsp fermented bean paste, minced
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp cornstarch, optional

For garnish

  • 1 tbsp spring onion, chopped

    Instructions

    • First cut pork ribs into bite size, minced some garlic. have ready some minced fermented bean paste and sugar.
    • Boil water in wok or pan and blanch the pork ribs for a few minutes, just until there is no visible blood. Then set aside.
    • Place the chopped minced garlic, fermented bean paste and sugar in a bowl.
    • Mix the ingredients together.
    • Add the mixed ingredients to the blanched, cooled pork ribs in a large bowl.
    • Add water (using the same bowl from the mixed marinade) and cornstarch (optional) to the pork ribs.
    • Mix and massage until the pork ribs are well coated with the marinade.
    • Place the pork ribs on a heatproof plate. Cover and leave to marinade refrigerated for at least 30 minutes.
    • Next, bring some water to a simmer in a wok with a steaming rack set in the bottom and place the plate of pork ribs into the steamer.
    • Cover and steam for about 10 minutes, or until the ribs are cooked through.
    • Check for doneness by piercing a piece of pork with a chopstick. And we're done!
    • Garnish with chopped spring onions and serve hot with steamed rice.

Enjoy!

Notes

Bite size pork ribs is preferred (2.5 cm) for this recipe. Allow the blanched pork ribs to cool before adding the marinated ingredients.

So … Enjoy!

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