Oriental Sweet and Sour Spareribs

“June Lee’s Famous Chinese Banquet”


 6  Servings


2      pounds spareribs, (bony) cut in 2-inch lengths


3      tablespoons peanut oil


3      tablespoons soy sauce

2      tablespoons vinegar

1/2   teaspoon MSG, (optional)

1/2   tablespoon cornstarch

1      tablespoon dry sherry

3      tablespoons sugar

1/2   teaspoon salt

1      slice ginger, (quarter size), finely shredded




     Simmer the spareribs in water for 45 minutes; drain and dry.  Heat the peanut oil in a wok until hot; add the ribs and fry until golden brown.  Mix the remaining ingredients; pour over the browned ribs.  Simmer for about 5 minutes.  Serve immediately.