Steamed spare ribs with preserved black beans

    1 hour 50 mins

    This is one of my favourite dim sum, a must have item for me but not for my family. This recipe that i tried out, the taste is exactly like that one served in the dim sum restaurant..


    Johor, Malaysia
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    Serves: 4 

    • 550 g spare ribs
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 2 tbsp sugar
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1.5 tsp chicken stock powder
    • a dash of pepper
    • 1 tsp sesame oil
    • 1 tbsp garlic, chopped
    • 1 Chinese salted plum, crushed
    • 3 tbsp potato flour
    • 1 red chili, sliced thinly
    • pumpkin, sliced (optional)
    • 1 tbsp preserved salted black beans, soak with water for 5mins

    Prep:1hr30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:1hr50min 

    1. Cut the spare ribs into small and bite-sized cubes. Soak with 1/2tsp baking soda with some water for 1/2hour, wash it and drain (this is to tenderize the meat)
    2. Combine the marinade ingredients (ie. all ingredients except potato flour, chili, pumpkin and black beans) in a mixing bowl, toss ribs in the marinade.
    3. Add in potato flour and toss to coat the ribs well. Cover the bowl with cling film and set aside for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
    4. Place pumpkin slices on a steaming plate, top with marinated spare ribs, preserved black beans and chili, steam over rapidly boiling water for 10mins. Serve hot.

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