Aug 7, - Ingredients. 3/4 cup water. 1 cup sugar. 2 pounds pork spareribs, cut crosswise through the bone into two long strips. 3 cloves garlic, minced. 1 small shallot, minced. 2 teaspoons brown sugar. 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. 2 tablespoons caramel sauce. Caramel Sauce for Cooking--adds subtle flavor and color to braised dishes and This caramel sauce is made by cooking sugar to a dark molasses-like .. At my Asian grocery stores, they're sold in glass jars or in squeezey plastic bottles.