How to Make Delicious Steamed Pork Ribs and Taro with Chili?

Q: Can I replace pork ribs with another type of meat?
A: Yes, chicken or beef ribs can be used as alternatives, but cooking times may vary.

Q: Is it necessary to use a pressure cooker?
A: A pressure cooker reduces cooking time, but a regular steamer can also be used, though it may take longer.

Q: How do I know when the taro is cooked?
A: The taro should be soft and easily pierced with a fork when fully cooked.

Steamed Pork Ribs and Taro with Chili


  • Pork ribs: 400g
  • Oyster sauce: 1 tablespoon
  • Ginger: half a piece
  • Light soy sauce: 5g
  • Chopped chili (with salt): appropriate amount
  • Fermented black beans: appropriate amount
  • Taro: 500g
  • Green onions: 2 stalks
  • Salt: a pinch
  • Cornstarch: a small amount
  1. Chop the pork ribs and marinate with light soy sauce, a pinch of salt, oyster sauce, slices of ginger, and a little cornstarch for ten minutes.
  2. Peel and cut the taro into small pieces, then pan-fry with a little oil and salt until slightly yellow.
  3. Layer the taro at the bottom of a bowl.
  4. Place the marinated ribs on top of the taro, add fermented black beans, chopped chili, a bit of chicken sauce (if available), and a small amount of water.
  5. Steam in a pressure cooker on high heat for twenty minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with chopped green onions.
  7. Ready to serve!
  • Rich in protein from pork ribs.
  • Provides carbohydrates and fiber from taro.
  • Contains vitamins and minerals from green onions and ginger.
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