Chinese-Style Spare Ribs

  • 900 g spare ribs
  • 3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp clear honey
  • 3 tbsp apricot jam
  • 2 tbsp Chinese Five Spice
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder
  • 425 g tin pineapple pieces, drained

1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C, 400°F, Gas Mark 6 2. Place the spare ribs in a saucepan of boiling water for 10 minutes, then drain and transfer to a foil lined roasting tin. 3. Place the Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, soy sauce, honey, jam, chinese five spice and mustard in a small saucepan. Heat gently until smooth, pour over the ribs and place in the overn for 40 minutes. Occasionally baste the ribs with the sauce throughout cooking. Add the pineapple pieces and increaser the oven temperature to 220°C, 435°F, Gas Mark 7 and cook for a further 15-20 minutes until the sauce has thickened to form a glaze on the meat. 4. Serve as a starter or as part of a Chinese meal.