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Hi everyone, I don't live in the UK so could you please help me cause I cant find here in the supermarket sweet chili sauce ( Thai or Chinese); cranberry sauce nor dark sweet soy sauce. Is it possible to use other type of souce? Which ones? Thanks for your help ^.^
Posted by Helena. Answered on 5th Jan 2011 at 12.00
It is possible to make sticky spare ribs using other sweet sauces. You can make a basic sweet soy sauce by mixing soy sauce with dark brown sugar in a ratio of 1:2 (ie 2 tablespoons brown sugar to 1 tablespoon soy sauce). If you don't have brown sugar then you can use palm sugar instead. If you want to add a little bit of heat than add a pinch of dried red chillis or some chopped fresh chilli.
Nigella also makes spare ribs with other coatings. Nigella Express has ribs made with a glaze of apple juice, maple syrup and soy sauce and her latest book, Kitchen has spare ribs with pineapple and molasses (p392).
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