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Filipino Ribs

Rated as 4.37 out of 5 Stars
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"Spareribs glazed with the sweet, tangy taste of the Philippines. One of the honey coating ingredients, star anise, is native to China; it is a star-shaped, dark brown pod that contains a pea-sized seed in each of its eight segments. Star anise is available at all Asian markets as well as many general grocery stores."
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Ingredients

servings 773
Original recipe yields 11 servings (10 to 12 servings)

Directions

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  1. Place ribs in a 5 to 6 quart stock pot with the 2 wedged onions, 4 tablespoons of the soy sauce, pepper and star anise. Bring all to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low, cover and let simmer in meat juices until ribs are tender when pierced, about 1 1/4 hours. Stir occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add remaining chopped onion and saute, stirring often, until onion is soft. Blend in the ginger, honey, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and remaining 2 tablespoons of soy sauce. Cook all together, stirring, until well blended. Remove from heat.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  4. Using tongs, remove ribs from stock pot and arrange in a single layer in an 11x16 inch baking dish. Brush evenly with the honey mixture and bake in the preheated oven, basting often with pan drippings, about 30 minutes or until ribs are well glazed.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 773 calories; 59.3 19.4 39.3 198 710 Full nutrition

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This recipe was great. Sweet, but not artificial tasting. Unfortunately, the recipe omits what kind of liquid to "bring to a boil". Pretty sure it's not the 4T of soy sauce. I just used a couple...

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The glaze flavor is excellent, my favorite part of the recipe! I didn't think the recipe was time consuming (you do have to plan ahead) and it certainly was not labor intensive. Recently, I hav...

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This recipe was great. Sweet, but not artificial tasting. Unfortunately, the recipe omits what kind of liquid to "bring to a boil". Pretty sure it's not the 4T of soy sauce. I just used a couple...

I give this 4 stars as written, but it definitely is 5 stars with my revisions! First thing, I boiled the ribs w/ an extra 1/2c water and I added about 1/4c of that liquid from boiling the ribs ...

The glaze flavor is excellent, my favorite part of the recipe! I didn't think the recipe was time consuming (you do have to plan ahead) and it certainly was not labor intensive. Recently, I hav...

I am filipino and I like it sweet. Here are my changes. 1 - I buy baby back ribs or back ribs. The ones that are smaller. I usually do about 3 pounds. If you want leftovers, I would do more. I...

These were great!! Time consuming but not difficult; I cooked them for my boyfriend and me, and used three lbs. of ribs instead of six. But I didn't cut any of the other ingredients in half, s...

This is the absolute best ribs I have ever made or tasted and I've had ribs in many different ways I feel this tops them all and my friends just went crazy over them they want me to make them ev...

These were delicious- fall-off-the-bone tender and full of flavor. I was afraid the flavor of the anise pods would be overpowering, (my whole house smelled of the spice after the boiling step), ...

These are delectable and fall right off the bone! The hint of anise adds an unexpectedly delicious flavor to these ribs. I made these for my Filipino husband and his brother and am waiting to ...

We loved these! Such a great alternative to just regular BBQ sauce! The star anise adds the perfect flavor! Thanks!