Sarah Tiong's Salt and Pepper Pork Ribs

Serves: 4  | Preparation Time: 20 mins  | Cooking Time: 10 minutes

See here for cooking video

Ingredients:
600g Tasman Pork Spare Ribs, cut into bite size pieces
Sea salt
1/4 cup Chinese cooking wine (or sake and mirin)
1 thumb-sized piece ginger, grated finely
1 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons salt flakes
2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper (or mixture of peppercorns)
Oil for deep frying
1 cup plain flour (or potato flour)

Method:

  1. Marinate pork in wine, ginger and sugar for 20 minutes.
  2. In a frying pan or wok, fry peppercorns and salt flakes over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a wok on medium. Coat the ribs with a few tablespoons of flour and a generous serve of the salt and pepper mix.
  4. Deep-fry in 2 batches for 2-3 minutes each. Drain on kitchen paper.
  5. Increase temperature of oil to high. Re-fry ribs in batches for 1-2 minutes, until golden and crisp. Drain on kitchen paper.