Black Bean Spareribs

     1 1/2 lbs spareribs, cut into 1" pieces

     2 tbsp salted black beans, rinsed and chopped

     1 clove garlic, minced

     1 tsp minced ginger

     2 tsp shoyu

     1/4 tsp salt

     1 tsp sugar

     1 chili pepper, chopped (discard seeds before chopping)

     2 tbsp cornstarch

     green onions for garnish

Poach spareribs for 30 minutes.  Drain and pat dry.  Combine spareribs with remaining ingredients (except for green onions) and place in a heat-proof bowl.  Steam for 30 minutes.  Garnish with green onions.