Fast Recipes

Glazed pork ribs with hoisin and star anise

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast recipe for glazed pork ribs with hoisin and star anise.

By Emma Knowles & Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 4
  • Print
Glazed pork ribs with hoisin and star anise


  • To serve: steamed Asian vegetables, such as snow peas and bok choy
  • To serve: steamed jasmine rice
  • To serve: bean sprouts, sliced spring onions and sliced long red chillies
Marinated pork ribs
  • 8 boneless pork spare ribs, belly cut (1.4kg)
  • 160 gm hoisin
  • 1 star anise, finely ground in a mortar and pestle
  • 10 gm ginger, grated on a Microplane
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated on a Microplane
  • 60 ml malt vinegar (¼ cup)
  • ¼ cup kecap manis
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce


  • 1
    For marinated pork ribs, combine ingredients in a non-reactive container, turn to coat well and set aside to marinate (15 minutes).
  • 2
    Heat a large non-stick frying pan over high heat, add pork and marinade and cook, turning occasionally, until pork is cooked through and glazed (10-15 minutes). Season to taste. Serve with rice, and scattered with sprouts, onion and chilli.