Classic Barbecue Ribs

Put these on before you leave for work, or cook them overnight and refrigerate until dinnertime. If you make this recipe a day ahead, refrigerate overnight and remove fat from the sauce before reheating. If you reheat in the microwave, use 50% power.

Yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

  • 4 pounds bone-in country-style pork ribs
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup apple butter
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon steak sauce
  • 1 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Garnish: chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

  1. 1. Cut ribs apart, if necessary, and trim excess fat; sprinkle 1 tsp. salt evenly over ribs.
  2. 2. Stir together remaining 1 tsp. salt, onion, and next 9 ingredients until blended. Pour half of onion mixture into a 5-qt. slow cooker. Place ribs in slow cooker, and pour remaining mixture over ribs.
  3. 3. Cover and cook on HIGH 6 to 7 hours or until ribs are tender. Garnish, if desired.
  4. Note: For testing purposes only, we used A.1. Steak Sauce.
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