Asam Ce Pak Kuk (Nyonya Steamed Tamarind Spare Rib)

Tested Recipe Adapted from Peranakan Cuisine “Baba Nyonya Culture Dishes”


Ingredients A:

500g spare rib (cut into pieces)

6 red bird’s eye chilies (diced)

1 ½ tbsp chopped garlic

½ tbsp cornstarch

1 tbsp cooking oil

Ingredients B: (mix well)

50g tamarind paste / assam paste

50ml water


2 tbsp lime juice

3 tbsp caster sugar

2 tbsp salted soy beans

1 tbsp light soy sauce

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Mix spare rib with the remaining ingredients, tamarind water ad seasoning, then put onto a steaming plate.
  2. Steam in the preheated steamer, cover and steam over high heat for 20 minutes till cooked. Remove from heat, serve hot.



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