Tamarind Pork Ribs

Official MAGGI®
Tamarind Pork Ribs
15 min
1 hr 20 min
4 servings
  • The secret ingredient in this sweet and sour pork ribs recipe is tamarind. Add some zest to your pork ribs!

The Secret Ingredient


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 pounds pork ribs, cut into individual ribs
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup tamarind paste
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons packed brown sugar or grated piloncillo
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons MAGGI Granulated Beef Flavor Bouillon
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • Hot cooked rice

Make It

Step 1

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ribs; cook, turning frequently, until browned. Remove; set aside.

Step 2

Add onion to same skillet; cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook for 30 seconds. Add water, tamarind paste, sugar, vinegar and bouillon. Return ribs to skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover.

Step 3

Cook for 1 hour or until pork is tender. Remove ribs; set aside and keep warm. Boil sauce until reduced by half, skimming off fat. Dissolve flour in wine; add to sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes or until sauce is thick. Pour sauce over ribs. Serve with rice.