Chinese-Style Barbecued Spareribs

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2018, America's Test Kitchen TV

Cantonese restaurants employ lengthy marinades and specialty ovens to produce these gorgeously lacquered ribs. Could we create a version that could be made in 2 hours with common cookware?

SERVES 6 to 8 as an appetizer or 4 to 6 as a main course

TIME 2¾ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Chinese-style barbecued ribs are usually marinated for several hours and then slow-roasted and basted repeatedly to build up a thick crust. For a faster version, we cut the ribs into individual pieces (to speed cooking and create more surfa...

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