Ginger Country-Style Pork Ribs
Finally, a rib recipe where you get to taste the meat instead of the sauce. The orange and ginger add a nice flavor while letting the ribs be the star. —Gilda Lester, Millsboro, Delaware
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 4-1/4 hours
- 4 pounds boneless country-style pork ribs
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons cold water
- Sprinkle ribs with salt and pepper; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, whisk orange juice, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, honey, garlic and pepper flakes; pour over ribs. Cook, covered, on low 4-5 hours or until meat is tender.
- Remove ribs to a serving platter; keep warm. Transfer cooking juices to a small saucepan; skim fat. Bring cooking juices to a boil. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into cooking juices. Return to a boil; cook and stir until thickened. Spoon over ribs.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 417 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 131mg cholesterol, 535mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 40g protein.
Originally published as Slow Cooked Citrus Glazed Ribs in Simple & Delicious December/January 2014