Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen
Total:
3 hr 10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
3 hr 10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 11 ounces short spare ribs, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried ginseng*
  • 1 teaspoon dried lotus seeds*
  • 1 teaspoon dried goji berries*
  • 1 teaspoon dried black prune*
  • 1 teaspoon dried lilly petals*
  • 1 teaspoon dried longon*
  • 1 teaspoon dried white vegetable root*
  • 1 teaspoon pearl barley
  • 1 teaspoon dried raisins
  • Steamed jasmine rice, for serving

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

In a mixing bowl, rub the pork ribs with salt. 

In a large pot, bring 2 quarts of water to the boil. 

In a medium-size clay pot, add the ginseng, lotus seeds, goji berries, black prune, lilly petals, longon, white vegetable root, pearl barley, and raisins, followed by the pork ribs. 

Pour water in the clay pot until it reaches 2-inches above the level of the pork, about 1 1/2 to 2 cups water. 

With the lid on, carefully place the enclosed clay pot into the simmering water making sure the hot water is level with the top of the clay pot. Put the lid on and simmer for 3 hours. 

Carefully remove the clay pot from the simmering water and serve with steamed jasmine rice.

Cook's Note

*Can be found at specialty Asian and Indian markets and online. You can purchase the herbs from your local Chinese herbalist.

Categories:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Fideos in a Roasted Jalapeno and Tomato Broth

Vegetables and Rice Noodles in a Coconut Broth

Braised Oxtail

Recipe courtesy of Russell Simmons

Rib-Eye Steak

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

10am | 9c
11am | 10c
12pm | 11c
1pm | 12c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Good Eats

3pm | 2c

Good Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Good Eats

4pm | 3c

Good Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Good Eats

5pm | 4c

Good Eats

6pm | 5c

Good Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Good Eats

7pm | 6c

Good Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here