Braised Pork Ribs in Soy Sauce
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
  • 2-2 1/2pounds spare ribs
  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • 3-4slices Gingerfresh
  • 1 green onionrinsed and chopped into 2 inch-long pieces
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 1/2tablespoons anka sauceor 1 1/2 teaspoons red yeast rice
  • 1tablespoon cooking wine
  • 1 1/2tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 2tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2tablespoons honey
  • 4tablespoons Water
  1. Wash the ribs with warm water and cut between bones into small pieces. Soak ribs in boiling water for 2 minutes, drain, rinse and drain.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to the Instant Pot pressure cooker , select “Saute” function and adjust to “High”.
  3. Sauté green onion, ginger, anise and cloves for 1 minute.
  4. Add anka sauce or red yeast rice and ribs, stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add cooking wine and stir a few times. Add in the light and dark soy sauces, salt, water and honey.
  6. Cover the lid and place the pressure valve to “Seal” position. Press “Manual” button and set 35 minutes of cooking time.
  7. When the program is done, wait allow pressure to naturally release for 5 minutes. Slowly release the remaining pressure then open the lid.
  8. Select “Sauté” and set temperature to “high”, stir occasionally until the sauce is reduced to 1/4 of its volume.
  9. Place the cooked meat into to a serving bowl, serve immediately over rice. Yummy!