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TAIWAN: 54321 Ribs



Ready In:

1h 30min

Good For:



About this Recipe

By: Ishun Huang (via Literacy Pittsburgh)

These Taiwanese ribs are easy to make and feature a variety of traditional sauces and spices. 

Ishun says that “this is a dish of tasty ribs cooked with easy to memorize ingredients. It is best served with steamed rice”. This recipe was submitted through Literacy Pittsburgh’s cooking program by student Ishun Huang!  

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  • 6 green onions, cut one inch long
  • 1 pound rib tips
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 5 tablespoons water

The 5-4-3-2-1 of the recipe name refers to the simple ingredients!

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Step 1
Place green onions at bottom of a pan. Place ribs on onions. Add remaining ingredients. 
Step 2
Cover pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce to low heat. Slow cook for about 1 hour.