Chinese-Style Ribs

Chinese-Style Ribs
Chinese-Style Ribs. Regarding BBQ, Inc.
  • 48 mins
  • Prep: 18 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
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This Chinese-style rib recipe utilizes the deep flavors of hoisin and five spice powder, coupled with the saltiness of soy sauce and a light, sweet flavor of honey. Baby back ribs are perfect, since they are smaller, packed with meat, and provide a better presentation. So, consider giving these delicious ribs a try next time you cookout!

What You'll Need

  • 2 racks baby back ribs, trimmed and cut into individual ribs
  • For Marinade:
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL honey
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL minced ginger
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons/12.5 mL cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL chili paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL Chinese five spice powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL white pepper
  • For Garnish: 
  • 5 green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons/30-45 mL toasted sesame seeds

How to Make It

Combine marinade ingredients. Place individually cut ribs into resealable plastic bag. You might need to use two or more bags for this. Pour equal amounts of marinade over ribs, making sure they are well coated. Seal bags and place into refrigerator. Marinate ribs for 1-4 hours.

Preheat grill for medium heat. Remove ribs from bags, making sure to reserve marinade, cook ribs or 25-30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

Baste with reserved marinade 2-3 times throughout cooking process. Make sure to stop basting at least 5-8 minutes before ribs are finished cooking. Remove ribs from grill, place onto a large platter, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and chopped green onion.