Budget: spicy orange pork ribs

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 pounds Pork side ribs
1 Onion, chopped
1 Bay leaf
1 cup Orange juice
3 tablespoons Liquid honey
1 tablespoon Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Fresh gingerroot, minced
1 teaspoon Five-spice powder
1 Garlic clove, minced

SAUCE

Side ribs are cheaper than back ribs - there is lots of bone, but you can still get nice portions of meat. Five-spice powder, available in Chinese grocery stores and supermarkets, is a mixture of cinnamon, fennel, cloves, star anise, and black pepper.

Cut ribs into small sections; trim fat. in large saucepan, cover ribs with cold water. Add onion and bay leaf. Bring to boil; simmer for 35-40 minutes or until fork-tender. Drain, discarding onion and bay leaf.

Sauce: Meanwhile, in small saucepan, combine juice, honey, soy sauce, ginger, five-spice powder and garlic. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

Arrange ribs in single layer in 13x9-inch baking dish. Spoon sauce over top. Bake in 350F 180C oven, turning twice and basting occasionally, for 30-35 minutes or until ribs are glazed and sauce is thickened and sticky. 6 servings for $7.76 CDN [Mar/95] Source: Canadian Living magazine, Mar 95 Presented in article by Jan Main "Budget Bests: Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Dem Tasty Bones" [-=PAM=-] PA_Meadows@...

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