Baby Back Ribs (Japanese Style)

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Tender and delicious Japanese style ribs for meat lovers!


  • 1 pound baby back ribs
  • 1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
  • 5 tablespoons sake

For the marinade:

  • 1/4 onion (grated)
  • 1 clove garlic (grated)
  • 1/3 cup red wine
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pinch black pepper


  1. In a ziploc bag, add all the ingredients for the marinade.
  2. Add pork ribs, seal and refrigerate for an hour.
  3. In a large pan over low heat, add oil and turn the heat up to medium. Add ribs and cook for about 4 minutes on each side.
  4. When the pork is golden brown, lower heat to low and add sake. Cover and simmer on low for an hour.
  5. Stir once in a while and flip them over, if the ribs are beginning to char, add 2 tbsp sake.
  6. Raise heat to high and cook until liquid is gone.
  7. Serve warm.


Keywords: recipe, roasting, meat

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