Crispy Mandarin Riblets

No one will be able to resist these delicious rib pieces, especially when served with Mandarin Peach Sauce. Add warm rolls and steamed corn-on-the cob to complete the menu.

Crispy Mandarin Riblets


  • 4 pounds pork spareribs, sawed in thirds across bones *
  • 1/4 cup lite soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

* Ask your butcher to cut spareribs in thirds across the bones.


  1. Cut ribs into 1-rib pieces. Place in steamer basket or on steamer rack. Set basket over boiling water; cover pan and steam 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile combine soy sauce, sherry and garlic in large bowl; add ribs and stir to coat each rib well. Marinate 1 hour, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove ribs from marinade (discard marinade) and place, meaty side up, on rack of broiler pan.
  4. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes, or until brown and crispy.
  5. Serve with warm Mandarin Peach Sauce.

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 45 min | Yield: 6 servings

Nutrition per serving plus 3 tablespoons sauce: Calories: 564 calories Protein: 36 grams Fat: 36 grams Sodium: 950 milligrams Cholesterol: 143 milligrams Saturated Fat: 13 grams Carbohydrates: 19 grams

Recipe and photo used with permission from: National Pork Board -

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