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Steamed Spare Ribs In Nam Yee Sauce


2 tbsp oil

1 piece fermented red bean curd / nam yee
1 tbsp preserved soya bean / taucheong
5 pips garlic
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1/2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp light soya sauce
2 tbsp shaoxing wine
2 sprigs coriander leaves
500ml water
1 tsp corn flour water, mixed with 2 tbsp water, for thickening


  1. Bring a pot of water to boil. Put in spare ribs and bring to boil. Remove spare rib and clean. Put into a steaming tray.
  2. Heat up 2 tbsp oil, put in all seasoning and stir-fry until fragrant. Pour over spare ribs.
  3. Steam spare rib at medium heat for 1 hour. Turn it over and continue to steam for another 1 hour. Remove.
  4. Pour the steamed sauce into wok and bring to boil. Thicken with corn flour water and pour over spare rib. Serve.


1kg meaty spare ribs


  1. Can use pork belly to replace spare ribs.
  2. If using pork belly, can shorten the steaming time to 1 hour for crunchier texture.