Chinese Style Country Ribs

Chinese Style Country Ribs

Chinese-style country ribs are a dish that combines the flavors of Chinese cuisine with pork ribs. The dish likely originated in Chinese cuisine, and has been adapted to include the use of country-style pork ribs, which are larger and meatier than traditional pork ribs.

The dish is also known as “Char Siu Pork Ribs” which is a traditional Chinese BBQ pork dish. The main flavors are sweet, savory and sometimes with a hint of spicy. The ingredients used to make the dish is soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sugar, hoisin sauce, five-spice powder, honey, and sometimes Chinese rice wine or Chinese black vinegar.

There are several variations of Chinese-style country ribs, depending on the region and personal preference. Some variations include using different types of sauces, such as hoisin sauce or oyster sauce, or adding additional ingredients like garlic, ginger, and chilies.

To prepare Chinese-style country ribs, you will need:


Course Meats
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 hours
Servings 8


  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 3 cloves garlic — crushed
  • 6 pounds boneless country-style pork ribs


  • Combine soy sauce, marmalade, ketchup and garlic. Brush on both sides of the ribs. Place in a slow cooker or crockpot and pour remaining sauce over all. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.

Chinese-style country ribs are typically enjoyed for its combination of sweet, savory, and slightly spicy flavors, and are often served as a main dish with steamed white rice and vegetables. Some people also enjoy it with a side of stir-fry vegetables or some kinds of noodles.