Peanut and Peppercorn Pork Back Ribs
These ribs are simple but gorgeous. Otherwise ordinary sweet heat is rendered more interesting by layering on fresh, bulby green onions and cracked, nearly charred peanuts. We've balanced notes of sweetness, heat, and saltiness and kept the portion size modest. The ribs are first steamed in a foil packet. Seal the packet tightly to benefit from some of the gentle steam pressure that forms in the packet. The broiler does the work of browning and caramelizing. Monitor closely.