Ingredients

Asian Glazed Ribs

  • 5 lbs. 1-2 bone back rib pieces
  • 8 oz. tamarind pulp
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • ½ cup sweet soy
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 5 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ cup palm sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 4 green onion sprigs, sliced

Asian Slaw

  • 1 green papaya, peeled and julienned
  • 2 medium sized carrots, peeled and julienned
  • 1 cup edamame, shelled
  • 4 Thai chilies, chopped
  • 4 Thai sweet basil sprigs, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • ¼ cup peanuts, toasted and crushed
  • 4 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 4 green onions, sliced
    salt and pepper to taste

Details

Meal Course:

Dinner, Lunch

Dish Type:

Appetizer, Entrée

Preparation

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a pot except ribs, sesame seeds, and green onions. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Cook until sauce thickens, coating the back of spoon.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F. Place ribs on a sheet pan. Glaze with sauce. Place in oven for 5 minutes, remove and glaze again. Return ribs to oven for 8 additional minutes. Remove and set aside to cool.
  3. For slaw, mix all ingredients together.
  4. To serve, plate ribs and garnish with chopped green onion and toasted sesame seeds. Serve with slaw.