Pan Fried Pork Ribs with Mushrooms
600 g (about 1.3 lbs) pork ribs with bone
200g (about 1/2 lb or 1 cup) mushrooms
3 cloves garlic
2-3 sprigs fresh thyme, or 1-2 pinches dried thyme
salt and pepper to taste
2-3 tablespoons olive oil
50-60 g (3-4 tbsp) butter, diced
2-3 tablespoons soy sauce, optional
Preheat the oven to 180C/355F.
Wash and chop mushrooms wholesale or leave whole if they are smaller.
Wash and dry garlic cloves without peeling them and press with the flat side of the blade of a kitchen knife - slightly crushed.
Wash and dry the ribs on kitchen paper.
Sprinkle all over with salt and pepper to taste.
In a frying pan with removable handle heat the olive oil on medium heat.
Add the ribs and, depending on the thickness fry 1 to 2 minutes.
Meanwhile, add the garlic cloves and thyme.
Add the diced butter and fry for another minute.
Turn the ribs and fry another1-2 minutes.
Sprinkle with soy sauce and add the mushrooms.
Stir the mushrooms until lightly covered with olive oil and soy sauce.
Bake in preheated to 180C oven about 15-18 minutes.
Remove from the oven and serve hot, topped with mushrooms and sauce from roasting.