Slow Cooker BBQ Baby Back Ribs

These ribs are the most delicious ribs I have ever tasted.  Even if you are not a fan of ribs (which I was not a fan of them until I ate these) trying them is a must!

Ingredients:
1 rack of baby back ribs
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups ketchup
1 cup sweet chili sauce
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
4 Tbsp. vinegar
2 tsp. dried oregano
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Season ribs with salt and pepper on both sides.  Place in shallow baking pan or cookie sheet.  Brown in oven for 15 minutes.  Turn over and brown another 15 minutes.

    Ribs seasoned

    Ribs seasoned

    3. In a large slow cooker, mix together the ketchup, chili sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, oregano and Worcestershire sauce.  Place ribs in the slow cooker.  Use a ladle to coat the ribs with the sauce.  (I’d rather wash a ladle than a bowl – if you were to mix the sauce in a bowl and pour over the ribs.)

    Sauce ingredients

    Sauce ingredients

    I try to use mostly organic ingredients however, this time I was using the last of my regular brown sugar.  The sweet chili sauce is not organic either and that’s because I don’t think there is an alternative.  I just love the Maggi sauce that is made in Thailand.  Where I live it is hard to find too.  It is a very sweet sauce but with just the right amount of heat.

    Finished sauce

    Finished sauce

    Coated ribs

    Coated ribs

    4. Cover and cook on Low 6 to 8 hours, or until desired tenderness.

    End result - so tender the meat falls off the bones

    End result - so tender the meat falls off the bones

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