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Mom's 'Sweet 'n' Sours' Pork Ribs

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars

"My Mom's longtime recipe that she learned from my grandmother who has long passed on. Combines soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, dry mustard, garlic, as well as a few other simple ingredients to make a delicious sauce for sweet and sour cut ribs. Great over rice! Some say rice and this sauce is their favorite food! A Lechner family tradition!"
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 668 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a bowl, mix the sugar, flour, salt, pepper, and mustard. Stir in the water, soy sauce, and vinegar.
  2. Place the ribs in a pot with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, cook 10 minutes, and drain.
  3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat, and brown the ribs on all sides. Mix in the sauce mixture. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 30 minutes. Mix in the garlic, and continue cooking 15 minutes, or to desired doneness.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 668 calories; 33.7 g fat; 59.1 g carbohydrates; 31.9 g protein; 120 mg cholesterol; 2482 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These ribs were terrific! I made them a bit differently then the recipe said to, but they turned out great!!!! Instead of going from parboil/fry/oven, I just threw all the ingredients together...

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This recipe is good but not great. I have had better before.

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These ribs were terrific! I made them a bit differently then the recipe said to, but they turned out great!!!! Instead of going from parboil/fry/oven, I just threw all the ingredients together...

I was looking for a different flavor for some country style ribs (boneless) I had on hand and thought I'd try this out. I cut up the meat into bite sized pieces, boiled for 1/2 hour, drained an...

I put everything in the crockpot, even frozen pork stew meat. Turned out great!

this recipe was really tasty and really easy but I must say I didnt follow the recipe totally. I mixed everything in a bowl and after my meat was cleaned and seasoned I poured the mixture on to...

This will be my new rib standard recipe! The dish turned out wondefully...moist meat, and yummy flavors. I did make the following adjustments: less soy sauce and water, used brown sugar inste...

Very good recipe. I added green pepper strips, pineapple chunks, a little celery, cored chopped tomato and sesame seeds for color. This is a KEEPER. Thank you HOWITZER.

i followed the recipe to the T and it came out great. one of the best recipes for spare ribs!

great recipe i used boneless country ribs cut into smaller pieces and baked them in oven at 350 for an hour then i put the sauce mixture over them uncovered for 30 mins until bubbly and a little...

The pork ribs were delicious! I didn't have dried mustard, so I just left it out, they still turned out great. Perfect over rice.