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Spare Ribs with Papaya
|Spare Ribs with Papaya|
4 pounds spare ribs
2 Tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon five spice powder
1 teaspoon chili paste with garlic, optional
3 Tablespoons dark or mushroom soy sauce
1 Tablespoon sugar
2 Tablespoons corn oil
1 green papaya, peeled and cut into large cubes
1 almost ripe papaya, peeled and cut into large cubes
1. Rub the spare ibs with hoisin sauce, five spice powder and the chili paste, if used. Set aside for half an hour. Then mix the soy sauce and sugar and rub them again, then let the ribs set another half an hour.
2. Heat oil and fry the ribs until brown on all sides; be careful not to burn them. Then add one cup of water and simmer uncovered for twenty minutes, then add the green papaya and continue to simmer for another twenty minutes. Add additional water only if and when none is left.
3. Add the ripe papaya pieces and cook ten more minutes, then serve.
Serves eight to ten persons.