Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
4 Hours 10 Mins
Makes 8 servings

For small appetizer portions, ask the butcher to cut the ribs in half crosswise.

How to Make It

Step 1

Sauté first 3 ingredients in hot oil in a small saucepan over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in next 7 ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 5 minutes.

Step 2

Place half of ribs in a single layer in a lightly greased 6-qt. slow cooker. Pour half of sauce mixture over ribs. Top with remaining ribs in a single layer. Pour remaining sauce mixture over ribs. Cover and cook on LOW 4 hours or until tender. Transfer to a serving platter.

Step 3

Spiced Spareribs: Substitute 5 lb. pork spareribs for baby back ribs. Proceed with recipe as directed, cooking on HIGH 4 hours or until tender.

Ratings & Reviews

mom1985's Review

November 13, 2008
I used this sauce when preparing whole pork tenderloin. (I didn't have beer so I added water instead.) I brushed the sauce on the meat, baked it for about 30 minutes, then finished it on the grill. The whole family enjoyed it. Definitely will use the recipe again.