Braised Pork Ribs with Garlic and Bamboo Shoots
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 35ounces pork spare ribs
  • 1.7grams winter shootsdried
  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • 2-3slices Gingerfresh
  • 2 green onionsrinsed and cut into 2-inch length
  • 5-6cloves garlic
  • 1 star anise
  • 1tablespoon cooking wine
  • 2tablespoons premium dark soy sauce
  • 1 1/2tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2teaspoons sugar
  • 3tablespoons Water
  • 1teaspoon sesame oil
  1. Soak dried bamboo shoots in cold water for 8 hours. Rinse under water and drain well.
  2. Remove membrane from the back of the ribs. Wash and cut between bones into small pieces, rinse and drain.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a non-stick sauté pan over high heat, or in the Instant Pot on the Saute function and adjust to high heat. Sauté ginger, green onion, garlic and star anise for about 1 minute. Toss in pork ribs, and cook for 3-4 minutes until the ribs start to turn brown
  4. Add bamboo shoots and sauté for another 1-2 minutes. Add in 1 tablespoon cooking wine, 2 tablespoons premium dark soy sauce, 1 1/2 tablespoons light soy sauce, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, and 3 tablespoons water. Bring to a boil. If cooking in a separate pan, transfer contents to the Instant Pot.
  5. Cover the lid and place the pressure valve to “Seal” position. Press Manual” button and set 36 minutes of cooking time. When the program is done, wait another 5 minutes. Slowly release the pressure then open the lid.
  6. Select “Sauté” and set temperature to More. Stir occasionally until the sauce is reduced to 1/4 of its original volume. Transfer to a serving bowl, and serve over rice. Yummy!!