Spare ribs can come from either the loin or belly area. And are what is left after the loin and belly have been removed for use as joints
What does it look like
Typically used for grilling, barbecuing, frying and slow cooking.
For fall off the bone ribs
Take a large saucepan and fill with water, add 2 star anise and 6 whole black peppercorns, add a lid and bring to the boil. Add pork spare ribs or half a rack, and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove the ribs from the pan and discard the water. Allow to cool slightly and then roll the pre-cooked ribs in a sauce of your choice until covered. Place on preheated BBQ. Cook slowly or on a low heat until glaze is sticky and golden, don’t allow to burn. Alternatively place under a preheated grill, or place on a rack and roast in a preheated oven for 20mins. Gas 4-5, 180oC, 350oF