Apple-Bourbon Country-Style Pork Ribs, Slow Cooker

Annacia *

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Make an old-fashioned country-style dinner in your slow cooker. Tart apples and saucy pork ribs make a sweet barbecue dinner. A fair splash of bourbon adds smoky flavor to this slow cooker recipe.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

4 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

5 lb
country-style pork ribs
salt
ground black pepper
1 c
apple jelly
3/4 c
bourbon
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1/2 c
bottled barbecue sauce
1/2 c
cider vinegar
1/2 tsp
dried thyme, crushed
3 medium
tart cooking apples, peeled, cored, and quartered

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Season ribs with salt and pepper; place in a 6-quart slow cooker.
2
In a medium bowl whisk together jelly, bourbon, brown sugar, barbecue sauce, vinegar, and the 1/2 teaspoon thyme. Pour bourbon mixture over ribs in the cooker.
3
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 hours or on high-heat setting for 1-1/2 hours.
4
Add apples to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours more or on high-heat setting for 1-1/2 to 2 hours more or until apples and ribs are tender.
5
To serve, transfer ribs to a serving platter. Strain cooking liquid and serve with ribs.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Ribs
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern