Slow-Cooker Barbecue Ribs

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  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    8 h 30 m
  • Ready In

    8 h 40 m
SUZANNE2802
Recipe by  SUZANNE2802

“An easy and delicious way to prepare tender barbecued ribs without the barbecue!”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Season ribs with salt and pepper. Place in a shallow baking pan. Brown in oven 15 minutes. Turn over, and brown another 15 minutes; drain fat.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the ketchup, chili sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and salt and pepper. Place ribs in slow cooker. Pour sauce over ribs, and turn to coat.
  4. Cover, and cook on Low 6 to 8 hours, or until ribs are tender.

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Joelen
3217

Joelen

I thought this recipe was very good...but I didn't care for all the ingredients needed for the results. It tasted similar to what I tend to do for slow cooker ribs. I simplyt seasoned the ribs with garlic salt, onion powder, and black pepper; place in the crock pot and cover the ribs with a half a bottle of KC Masterpiece BBQ sauce. I let the ribs cook on low for about 8-10 hours. Then I place them in the oven on a baking sheet for a half hour so that the sauce caramelizes onto the meat. It works every time!

PEACHESNCREAM2
2190

PEACHESNCREAM2

The genius of this recipe is the first step - roasting ribs in the oven. This removes fat and liquid that would otherwise cause soupy results in the crockpot. For this, it deserves 5 stars!! Use any sauce (I like 1 C. ketchup, 1 C. Stubb's barbecue sauce, 2 T. brown sugar, 1 t. Worcestershire, and Tabasco hot sauce to taste.) The original sauce recipe (which I've tried) isn't sharp or hot enough for our tastes. We use boneless beef chuck country ribs, 2 lbs. or more. Stir once during cooking time so ribs don't stick to sides and burn. To thicken sauce a bit, put the crockpot on High, with the lid ajar, during the last half hour. WONDERFUL!

KarenBug
1358

KarenBug

The sauce tastes alot like ketchup. It is not horrible but it is below average. Do not make this recipe because if you read all of the reviews, no one actually made it by the recipe! Everyone changed it to BBQ sauce..so they should not have rated it higher than a star or two. No one hwo made it by recipe liked it. Just slow cook in your favorite bbq sauce, you will be 100% happier! But slow cooking th emeat that long is FABULOUS.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (8 total)

  • Calories
  • 497 cal
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 29.6 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs
  • 33 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 26 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol
  • 117 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium
  • 1245 mg
  • 50%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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