For years I wondered why people raved about ribs. I didn't have the patience or energy to bother with them, until I made this recipe. Now I'm a believer, too.—Merle Dyck, Elkford, British Columbia
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 cups packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup cider vinegar
- 1/3 cup water
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 8 bone-in country-style pork ribs (3 inches thick and 8 ounces each)
- In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar and flour. Stir in the vinegar, water, soy sauce, ketchup and garlic. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
- Place ribs in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with sauce. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. Skim fat. Serve ribs with sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Sweet & Sour Pork Ribs in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2009, p65
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Reviewed Jun. 6, 2015
"Very good and easy!!!"
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2013
"One of our favorite crock pot recipes!"
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2011
"This was well-received by the family. I would definitely make this again."