Recipes from Fujian, China: Drunk Ribs

Recipes from Fujian, China

Drunk Ribs

Country: Fujian, China
Course: Main
Makes: 4 to 6 servings


  • 1 1/2 lbs pork ribs
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup Shaoxing wine
  • 1/2 cup sweet potato flour (more if needed)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • Splash of sesame oil
  • 1 tsp powdered chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp Shaoxing wine
  1. Rub the meat all over with salt and pepper and then pour the wine over. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Now dredge each rib in sweet potato flour. Heat some cooking oil over a high flame and brown the ribs on all sides. Remove when golden.
  3. Mix the garlic and chives with the dark and light soy sauces, sugar, vinegar, white pepper, sesame oil, chicken stock powder and the rest of the wine. Pour the sauce over the ribs and let cook for a few more minutes.