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Slow-Cooker Plum-Glazed Riblets

Slow-Cooker Plum-Glazed Riblets
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 20 min
  • Servings 20

Break from the usual with these mini pork ribs slathered, Asian-style, in a spicy plum glaze. Garnish with carrot and green onion curls—see how below. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1 1/2
lb pork boneless lean country-style ribs, cut crosswise into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1/4
cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
tablespoons rice vinegar
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon Asian five-spice powder
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon water
1
jar (12 oz) plum jam

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook riblets in oil 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned.
  • 2
    Place riblets in 2- to 3-quart slow cooker. In small bowl, mix broth, vinegar, garlic, salt, five-spice powder and pepper. Pour over riblets.
  • 3
    Cover and cook on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water; stir in jam. Drain riblets; return to cooker. Stir in jam mixture. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook 25 to 30 minutes or until sauce is hot and slightly thickened and riblets are well coated with sauce. Serve with skewers.

Expert Tips

  • Just before serving, garnish the riblets with a few green onions and carrot curls.
  • To make green onion curls, make several lengthwise cuts in top of green onion. Place in cold water for strips to curl.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Riblet
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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