Spareribs with prunes

Spareribs with prunes are considered to be a popular and favorite dish in the center of Ukraine. It is very easy to cook and in addition you do not need many ingredients.


  • 1,5 kg (3,3 lb) spareribs
  • 300 g (10,5 oz) prunes
  • s couple of bay leaves
  • salt – to taste
  • black ground pepper – to taste
  • sunflower oil (for frying)


Rinse spareribs, cut them into pieces along the bones. Soak the pieces of meat in water for a while. Dry the ribs and rub them with salt and pepper. Heat sunflower oil in a skillet and brown the meat on both sides. Place the spareribs in a pan. Add water and bay leaves. Cook the ingredients over low heat. Stew them for 1 hour. Add the washed prunes in 20 minutes before the end of cooking.

Enjoy your meal!

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