Slow-Cooker Spicy Country Ribs

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  • Serves 4
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 570 calories
    • Calories 0 calories from fat
    • Fat 29 g
    • Sat Fat 10 g
    • Cholesterol 177 mg
    • Sodium 2169 mg
    • Protein 51 mg
    • Carbohydrate 26 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 92 mg


  1. Check 1 small onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
  2. Check 1/2cup ketchup
  3. Check 1/2cup cider vinegar
  4. Check 1/4cup brown sugar
  5. Check 1tablespoon kosher salt
  6. Check 1tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  7. Check 1teaspoon ground chipotle chili powder
  8. Check 1teaspoon dried oregano
  9. Check 4pounds pork country ribs


  1. Combine the onion, ketchup, vinegar, brown sugar, salt, Worcestershire, chili powder, and oregano in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Stir in the ribs. Cook on low heat for 6 hours, or on high for 3 1/2 hours.
  2. Using tongs, remove the ribs from the cooker and arrange on a broiler pan. Heat the broiler. Pour the juices from the cooker into a bowl and place in the freezer for 10 minutes to hasten the separation of the fat. Remove and discard the fat.
  3. Pour the defatted juices into a saucepan; boil over high heat until reduced by half, about 15 minutes. Broil the ribs about 6 inches from the heat until browned. Serve with the sauce.