Easy Recipes for Crock Pot Ribs

It’s easy to make mouth watering, fall off the bone pork ribs when you’re cooking with a crock pot. Crock pots are perfect for cooking ribs because they cook at such a low temperature over a long time. The covered slow cooker seals in the juices of the meat while it’s cooking. A broiler may be used before or after the slow cooking to achieve a nice sear on the ribs. Here are some quick and easy rib recipes that you can make in your home without the use of a grill.

Slow Cooked Barbecue Ribs

What you need:

• 3 lbs baby back pork ribs

• 1 regular size bottle barbecue sauce (10 -15 oz)

• 1 large onion, sliced

• barbecue rub

What you do:

• Cut ribs into serving size pieces, but small enough to fit in your crockpot. Rub ribs thoroughly with barbecue rub. Broil for 10-15 minutes. Ribs should be nicely seared, but not blackened or charred.

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• Put ribs over the onion in a 4-6 quart crock-pot. Pour barbecue sauce over the ribs. Cover and cook on low for 6-9 hours. Ribs should be falling off the bone when done.

Crock Pot Asian Spareribs

What you need:

• 4 lbs pork spareribs

• 3 garlic cloves, minced

• 3/4 c beef broth

• 1/3 c soy sauce

• 1/4 c ketchup

• 1/4 c honey

• 1 medium onion, sliced

• 1 t salt

• 1/2 t black pepper

• red pepper flakes or chili paste per taste (optional)

What you do:

• Place ribs in an airtight container and cover with onions. Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl and mix. Pour mixture over ribs and place in refrigerator for 4-8 hours, turning ribs in marinade at least one time.

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• Place ribs under broiler for 10-15 minutes and broil. Ribs should be nicely seared, but not blackened or charred. Add ribs, onion and marinade to the crockpot. Cook on low for 8-10 hours.

• May add some chili paste or red pepper flakes to marinade for a spicier version.

Crock pot or slow cooker heating temperatures may widely vary per model. To ensure proper cooking, make sure you leave the cover on the crock pot. Removing the cover for even a little bit releases all the heat trapped inside and adds cooking time to your meal.

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by Reggie Bean