Hot & Sour Spare Ribs

Tested Recipe Adapted from Plilip Yoong’s Nyonya Deli

Hot & Sour Spare Ribs


600g meaty spare ribs, cut into serving pieces

2 cups oil for deep-frying

2 tbsp chilli boh

1 onion, peeled and cut into pieces


100g pineapple, cut into pieces

1 tomato, cut into pieces

1 small cucumber, cut into pieces

1 red chilli, sliced


1 tbsp oyster sauce

1 tsp sugar

½ tbsp light soya sauce

½ tsp pepper

2 tbsp cornstarch


3 tbsp tomato sauce

3 tbsp chilli sauce

3 tbsp sugar

2 tbsp white rice vinegar

½ tsp salt

250ml water

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Combine spare ribs with marinade and marinate for at least 2 hours. Heat up oil for deep-frying, deep-fry spare ribs till golden brown and well cooked. Dish and drain.
  2. Leave 1 tbsp oil in wok, saute chilli boh till fragrant. Add in onion and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add in sauce, stir well and bring to boil.
  3. Add in spare ribs and mix well. Stir in the remaining ingredients A and cook for about 3 minutes. Dish up.
  4. Serve hot with rice.



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