|5 lb spare ribs of pork, cut into 3 inch pieces by the butcher on a band saw|
|4 tbsp peanut oil|
|4 tbsp hoisin sauce|
|4 tbsp oyster sauce|
|15 whole garlic cloves • smashed and peeled|
|4 tbsp soy sauce|
|1 cup hot water|
|1/2 cup rice wine or sake|
|8 dried red chiles|
|1/2 cup scallion • minced|
Combine the beans, garlic, soy, sugar, hoisin, oyster sauce and water.
Place a large cast iron pot or heavy enameled casserole on high heat.
Add oil and swirl. Add the scallions and chilies
Swirl and add the ribs.
Toss for 4 to 5 minutes.
DO NOT SCORCH.
Give the seasoning a stir and add to the pot. Bring to a boil. Stir. Lower to a simmer. Cover.
Cook for 1 hour stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat.
Pour off sauce and degrease.
Transfer ribs and ‘cleaned sauce’ to a second pot and simmer uncovered for 10 to 15 minutes.
Sauce should reduce to a rich consistency.