Chinese Baby Back Ribs
2 sides pork baby back ribs or your favorite type of rib
1 C. hoisin sauce
1/2 C. plum sauce
1/3 C. oyster sauce
1/4 C. red or white wine vinegar
1/4 C. honey
2 T. dark soy sauce
2 T. dry sherry or Chinese rice wine
1 T. dark sesame oil
1 T. Asian chili sauce
1/2 t. five spice powder
1 T. grated or finely minced orange zest
10 cloves garlic, finely minced
1/4 C. finely minced fresh ginger
1/4 C. finely minced green onion, green and white parts
Remove membrane from underside of ribs. Place in rectangular baking dish.
To make sauce, combine all ingredients (except ribs); stir well to combine.
Coat ribs evenly on both sides with marinade. Marinate ribs, refrigerated for at least 15 minutes. For more flavor, marinate up to 8 hours.
Preheat grill. If using gas grill, heat to 325°F. If using charcoal or wood, prepare fire.
Grill ribs 1 hour-1 1/4 hours, basting with extra sauce (stop basting 15 minutes before removing ribs from grill).
Cut into individual ribs. Serve.
Yield: 4 main-course servings
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