Slow Cooked Baby Back Ribs

So tasty that even the BBQ pros will love this slow cooker recipe

  • Prep: 10 Mins
  • Cook: 6 - 8 Hours
  • Portions: 4-6

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 6 Pounds Meridian Pork Baby Back Ribs
  • 3 Cups Meridian Chicken & Rib Sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. Paprika
  • 2 Tbsp. Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Mix the paprika, sugar, cayenne, salt, and pepper together to make a rub and rub this mixture all over the racks
  2. Place the ribs meat side out into the slow cooker standing up
  3. The ribs should curve along the wall of the slow cooker and the remaining rack should be stacked against the others
  4. Pour the 2 cups of chicken and rib sauce over the ribs
  5. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for six to eight hours
  6. Once the ribs are done cooking, remove them from the slow cooker and let them rest while being tented in foil
  7. Remove the slow cooker insert and let it cool down
  8. Skim the fat from the top of the BBQ sauce and juices
  9. Pour the sauce into a sauce pan and allow to simmer until it reduces (approximately 20 minutes)
  10. Line a sheet pan with foil and a cooling rack that has been sprayed with non-stick spray oil
  11. Place an oven rack approximately 10 inches below the broiler and set the oven on broil
  12. Place the rib racks, bone side up on the sheet pan and rack and brush with the BBQ sauce that has reduced
  13. Broil the ribs for approximately 5 minutes
  14. Turn the ribs over and brush with more BBQ sauce, and then broil for another 10 minutes
  15. Remove cooked ribs from the oven and place the ribs on a cutting board and tent them with tin foil and allow them to rest for 1o minutes
  16. Cut the ribs individually and serve with any remaining BBQ sauce

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