Steamed Spare Ribs with Bitter Gourd

Tested Recipe with Slight Adjustment Adapted from K.S.Lee’s Authentic Homestyle Cuisines

Steamed Spare Ribs with Bitter Gourd


350g spare ribs

280g bitter gourd (deseeded and cut into thick sections)

1 small can pickled lettuce (drained)

1 carrot (cut into flower design)


½ tsp salt

½ tbsp sugar

1 tsp sesame oil

Starch Solution:

½ tbsp corn flour

1 tbsp water

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Place spare ribs into cold water, boil over low heat for 10 minutes. Remove and rinse.
  2. Place all ingredients into a steaming plate and steamed at preheated steamer until the spare ribs are cooked.
  3. Pour the steamed sauce into wok and thicken the gravy with starch solution. Pour the sauce back to the steaming plate and mix to combine.



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