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Pressure Cooker Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce

5 mins prep to make this popular dim sum pressure cooker spare ribs with black bean sauce. Tender, moist, and juicy pork spare ribs is perfect over rice.
Servings 2 - 4
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins


  • 1 pound pork spare ribs , cut into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 - 2 teaspoon water
  • Green onions as garnish
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce (optional)

Black Bean Marinade


  • Marinate Pork Spare Ribs: Marinate the pork spare ribs with Black Bean Marinade in an oven-safe bowl. Then, sit it in the fridge for 25 minutes.
    First, mix 1 tablespoon of oil into the marinated spare ribs. Then, add 1 tablespoon of corn starch and mix well. Finally, add 1 – 2 teaspoon of water into the spare ribs and mix well.
  • Pressure Cook Spare Ribs: Add 1 cup of water into the pressure cooker. Place steam rack in the pressure cooker. Then, put the bowl of spare ribs on the rack. Close lid. Pressure cook at high pressure for 15 minutes in an Electric Pressure Cooker, then natural release.
  • Garnish & Serve: Taste and add one teaspoon of fish sauce and green onions as garish if you like. Serve immediately & enjoy~


The prep time in the recipe does not include inactive time.
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Author: Amy + Jacky
Calories: 252kcal


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 318mg | Potassium: 192mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg