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asian inspired slow cooker ribs

Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

Hey… It’s Saturday… and I’m playing around in the test kitchen. I love ribs… grilled, baked, whatever… I love ribs. These were an experiment that turned out pretty dang good, so here you go. So, you ready… let’s get into the kitchen.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 6 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For asian inspired slow cooker ribs

  • 2 Tbsp
    chinese five spice powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt or 2 teaspoons table salt
  • 3-4 lb
    spare ribs or baby back ribs
  • 1/2 c
    filtered water

How To Make asian inspired slow cooker ribs

  • 1
    Gather your ingredients.
  • 2
    Mix the spices together in a small bowl.
  • 3
    Use your fingers to break up the brown sugar… A chef’s best tools are his/her hands.
  • 4
    Remove the silver skin, by cutting under it, and then using a paper towel to grab and pull it off the ribs.
  • 5
    Cut the ribs into sections that will fit into your slow cooker.
  • 6
    Sprinkle the spices onto the ribs and rub.
  • 7
    Add the water to the slow cooker.
  • 8
    Add the ribs.
  • 9
    Cook on low for about 6 hours.
  • 10
    Chef’s Tip: At the end of the 6 hours, the rib meat should be tender and separate easily from the bone.
  • So yummy
    Slice the ribs into individual pieces, and add some sauce.
  • 12
    Serve while still warm. Enjoy.
  • 13
    Keep the faith, and keep cooking.