NYT Cooking: This is a vegetarian version of a classic Chinese stir-fry. The authentic versions I’ve encountered include some pork or bacon, but the chilies, ginger, garlic, star anise and the cabbage (Cabbage Recipes)
When making Memphis Style Ribs, it's all about the dry rub. The rub of pepper and spices is your source of flavor since this is a rib that doesn’t rely on a BBQ sauce. A light mop sauce of vinegar is most often used during cooking, but I like to use apple juice.