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Black Bean and Ginger Glazed Ribs

Black Bean and Ginger Glazed Ribs - slow cooked, tender, succulent pork ribs with layers of deliciously sweet glaze brushed on to sticky rib perfection.
Course Dinner
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 430.64 kcal


For the ribs

  • 4 racks back ribs or side ribs
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Chinese five spice powder
  • 2 tbsp freshly grated ginger root

For the glaze

  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 1 cup black bean sauce
  • 3 tbsp freshly grated ginger root
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Chinese five spice powder
  • 4 tbsp rice wine vinegar use cider vinegar in a pinch
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


To prepare the ribs

  1. Mix together the garlic, ginger, salt, pepper and five spice and rub onto the ribs.
  2. Roast the ribs slowly on a rack at 300 degrees F for about 2 1/2 hours before beginning to brush on the Black Bean and Ginger Glaze. Begin glazing them at an internal temperature of about 180 degrees F.

To glaze the ribs

  1. Simmer all the glaze ingredients together for about 15 minutes before beginning to brush the glaze onto the ribs.
  2. Increase the heat to 375 degrees F and brush the glaze on both sides of the ribs in 3 or 4 increments about every 10 minutes.
  3. Allow the ribs to rest, covered in aluminum foil for 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean and Ginger Glazed Ribs
Amount Per Serving (0.5 rack)
Calories 430.64 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 26.99g42%
Saturated Fat 8.82g55%
Cholesterol 97.81mg33%
Sodium 1463.05mg64%
Potassium 431.58mg12%
Carbohydrates 19.03g6%
Fiber 0.47g2%
Sugar 13.51g15%
Protein 28.35g57%
Vitamin A 31.18IU1%
Vitamin C 0.89mg1%
Calcium 76.23mg8%
Iron 1.87mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.