Baby Back Ribs

We know that baby back ribs could be really expensive in the restaurants. If you have the time, why not make you own? It would cost you less and it is really not hard to do.

1 slab american ribs
1 cup barbecue sauce
3 bay leaves
salt and pepper to taste

Part 1
1. Remove the membrane from the ribs. To do this, slide a knife under the membrane and over a bone. Lift and loosen the membrane until it tears. Grab the edge of the membrane with a paper towel and pull it off.

Part 2
1. In a pot, put a water enough to cover the ribs. Add the ribs and put salt, pepper, and bay leaves. Boil for 1 hour or until the meat is tender. Remove from the pot.
2. Brush the ribs liberally with barbecue sauce. Tear off aluminum foil enough to enclose the ribs. Wrap the ribs tightly with the aluminum foil and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.
3. Preheat oven at 300 degrees Fahrenheit then bake ribs with the foil still on for 1 hour.
4. Remove from oven. Brush with remaining barbecue sauce. Serve with mashed potatoes and gravy.

Hoisin Pork Chops

Filipino Style Recipe: Hoisin Pork Chops is consist of thick-cut pork chops coated and cooked into hoisin sauce mixture then serve with steamed bok choy.

3 pieces pork chops(thick cut), skin removed
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
toasted sesame seeds
bok choy, steamed

2/3 cup hoisin sauce
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 tablespoons vinegar
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
1/2 teaspoon dried chili flakes
2 tablespoons sesame oil

Part 1
1. In a sauce pan, turn and coat pork chops into marinade. Remove pork chops and set aside.
2. Combine marinade and honey then simmer in a low heat for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

Part 2.
1. In a separate pan, heat vegetable oil then sear pork chops until golden brown.
2. Transfer the pork chops into baking pan then pour marinade.
3. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.
4. Transfer to serving plate with sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with steamed bok choy.

Barbecue Pork Ribs

Filipino Style Recipe: Now you don’t need to go to the restaurant and spend a lot for good ribs. The ribs will easily fall of the bone, you don’t even need a knife. The marinade is on the sweet side and the mesquite gives it a smokey flavor. If you need a bit more spice, you can just add some hot sauce on the marinade.

1 slab pork ribs (800 grams)
2 tablespoon salt
2 pieces bay leaf
1 teaspoon garlic powder
pinch of pepper
Water enough to cover meat

1 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup oyster sauce
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon mesquite (or hickory)
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon pepper

Part 1
1. In a large pot, put the ribs and fill with enough water to cover the meat. Add salt, pepper, garlic powder, and bay leaf.
2. Boil for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until the meat is tender. Remove from the pot and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a mixing bowl, combine marinade then mix until well combined.
2. Put the ribs in a pan then pour the marinade. Marinate for 4 hours or overnight.

Part 3
1. Transfer the marinated pork ribs into baking pan then cook in preheated oven at 300 Fahrenheit for 20 minutes in each side. Baste the ribs every time you turn to other side.
2. Remove from oven then transfer to serving plate. Serve immediately with steamed rice.