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Sweet & Sour Pork Ribs

 Sweet & Sour Pork Ribs
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
8 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Cook: 8 hours


  • 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.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer