Pressure Cooker Chinese Spare Ribs
meaty pork spare ribs
rice or cider vinegar
soft light brown sugar
for garnish, shredded
salt and freshly ground black pepper
Heat the oil in the pressure cooker. Add the ribs and fry until browned.
Add the garlic, ginger, cinnamon, star anise and szechuan pepper and fry for 1 minute.
Pierce the chilli a couple of times with the point of a sharp knife and add to the pot.
Pour over the soy sauce, vinegar and apple juice. Sprinkle over the sugar, then season with salt and pepper.
close the lid, bring to high pressure and cook for 30 minutes. when the time is up, allow the pressure to drop naturally.
Remove the ribs and the chilli from the pressure cooker and return it to the heat. Summer the liquid until it has reduced to a light syrup.
Return the ribs to the cooker and heat through again. Serve garnished with the shredded spring onions.