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Asian Slow Cooker Ribs

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Asian Slow Cooker Ribs

Filed under: Comfort food, Dinner, Entertaining, Game night, Kids-approved, Week-end

preparation time

00:20 20min

Cooking time

00:240 240min


  • 1.4 kg Olymel St. Louis style pork ribs
  • 125 (1/2 cup ) chicken stock
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) Hoisin sauce
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) honey
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) soy sauce
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 6 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 7 ml (1. tsp.) Sambal Oelek or Sriracha


  1. Cut ribs into individual serving size pieces. Place in slow cooker.
  2. In a food processor combine the stock, ginger, garlic, Hoisin sauce, honey, soy sauce, Sambal Oelek and water. Pulse until sauce reaches a smooth consistency.
  3. Pour the mixture over the ribs to coat.
  4. Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours. The meat should be tender but remain attached to the bones.
  5. Transfer ribs to a baking sheet covered in parchment paper.
  6. Strain the slow cooker cooking juices and pour into a pot. Skim off fat.
  7. Boil until liquid reaches a smooth, syrupy consistency, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  8. Turn oven to broil. Brush ribs with sauce and grill to caramelize, about 5 minutes. Turn once or twice while grilling.
  9. Remove from oven, drizzle over remaining sauce and garnish with sliced green onion.