Mr. Food: Chicken Spareribs

Chicken Spareribs

Chicken Spareribs

SERVES
4
COOK TIME
25 Min

Money-saving chicken thighs are the key to this twist on traditional Chinese pork spareribs. This dish, made with boneless skinless chicken thighs, tastes amazing and comes together fast, so it’s the best of the best when it comes to dinner! This is a homemade Chinese takeout recipes with something for everyone.

What You’ll Need

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

What to Do

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add chicken and brown on all sides, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup water, the soy sauce, brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar, garlic, and ginger; stir into chicken.
  3. Bring to a boil, cover, then reduce heat to low and simmer 15 minutes, turning occasionally.
  4. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining water. Stir into chicken and cook until sauce has thickened. Serve immediately.