Lu Rou (Triple-Cooked Spareribs with Chiles)

Triple-Cooked Spareribs with Chiles (Lu Rou)

Triple-Cooked Spareribs with Chiles (Lu Rou)

These lavishly spiced ribs have some serious heat and require an overnight marinade, so be sure to plan accordingly.Ariana Lindquist

These lavishly spiced ribs are based on a recipe from Chengdu home cook Ivy Hui. The ribs require an overnight marinade, so plan accordingly. See Matt Gross's article Flavors of Sichuan for information on hard-to-find ingredients. This recipe first appeared in our March 2013 issue along with Matt Gross's story Capital of Heat.