Basic marinade for barbecued spareribs

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Clove garlic
3 slices Fresh ginger root
1 cup Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Sugar
1 tablespoon Sherry

1. Crush garlic and ginger root; then combine with remaining ingredients.

2. Add to spareribs and marinate.


1. Rub the spareribs first with 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon sugar. Let stand 1 hour; then marinate.

2. Reduce the soy sauce to ¾ cup; increase the sherry to ¼ cup.

3. Reduce the sugar to 1 teaspoon and add ½ teaspoon Five Spices. For the sherry, substitute brandy.

4. Add 2 tablespoons honey and 2 tablespoons of either hoisin sauce or applesauce.

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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