Slow-Cooker Caribbean Spiced Ribs

Delicious ribs? Rub a tantalizing blend of herbs and spices into ribs and then let the slow cooker take over.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

3
lb pork loin back ribs
2
tablespoons dried minced onion
1
teaspoon ground mustard
1
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
teaspoon ground allspice
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1
medium onion, sliced
1/2
cup water
1 1/2
cups barbecue sauce
  • 1 Spray inside of 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2 Remove inner skin from ribs if desired. In small bowl, mix dried minced onion, mustard, red pepper, allspice, cinnamon and garlic powder. Rub mixture into ribs. Cut ribs into 4-inch pieces. Layer ribs and sliced onion in slow cooker. Pour water over ribs.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 4 Remove ribs from cooker; drain and discard liquid from cooker. Pour barbecue sauce into shallow bowl; dip ribs into sauce. Return ribs to cooker. Pour any remaining sauce over ribs.
  • 5 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 1 hour longer.

Expert Tips

Busy day? Stop at the deli and pick up some coleslaw and corn muffins for an easy barbecued rib dinner.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
300),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
33g
33%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
130mg
130%;
Sodium
730mg
730%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 4 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.