Slow Cooker Potluck Spareribs Recipe -
Slow Cooker Potluck Spareribs Recipe
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Slow Cooker Potluck Spareribs

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"These ribs are perfect for a potluck. Use a slow cooker bag and cleanup is super easy. Sure to be a recipe they beg for!"

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    5 hrs

    5 hrs 10 mins


  1. Put spareribs in the bottom of a slow cooker; top with ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, honey, soy sauce, ginger, salt, mustard, garlic powder, and black pepper.
  2. Cook on High for 5 hours.
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  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Nov 10, 2013

Great recipe. The only thing I did different was I chose to boil the ribs for 30 minutes, and drain. I browned the ribs in a little oil after seasoning with garlic powder, salt & pepper. I added sliced onion to the crock pot, placed the ribs in, added the sauce and cooked on high for almost 5 hours. The result was fall-off-the-bone ribs, with a delicius sauce. Hubby loved it as much as I did.

Apr 02, 2013

This was good, as to be expected. My entire family enjoyed this recipe. Even my 10 month old son. I think he would have kept eating hadn't I stopped him, lol. Thanks for sharing this recipe. I decided to use this for Easter Sunday and I am glad I did.


13 Ratings

Nov 09, 2013

Made these ribs for the first time, for wife. She can not wait till I make them again. Easy to make and taste great.

Mar 07, 2015

Delicious! All the kids, even the pickiest 3 year old, liked it. I decreased brown sugar to 1/2 cup, only added about 1 Tbsp of honey and used apple cider vinegar. Salted and peppered ribs, then quickly browned them on the stovetop on all sides. Cooked for 5 hours on high as directed. Ribs turned out perfect and the taste of the sauce is amazing. It had just enough sweetness though, so adding as much sugar and honey as recipe calls for would be too much. Thanks for a delicious recipe! It will become my staple.

Feb 26, 2015

Great sauce! I used balsamic vinegar instead of white, Dijon in place of dry, and fresh garlic. I did find the sauce a little sweet so I added some Worchester, and extra vinegar and mustard. Will do this again.

Feb 26, 2014

Great recipe. This recipe was a hit with my whole family! Trying to please everyone is tough, but this one everyone loved!! Will definitely make it again!!

Jul 24, 2015

I loved this recipe! The only substitutions I made were using Dijon mustard instead of ground mustard, and I also added onions. Thanks for sharing this was a hit!

Aug 22, 2014

What a fabulous sauce! I used organic apple cider vinegar in place of white. And I'm sooo glad I did! The flavor was perfect! Also dijon mustard instead of ground because that's all I had on hand. The pork ribs just fell apart & were so tender & flavorful. My Aunt was in town & she was just amazed by how good they were. Only thing I would do differently was either boil ribs first or use a ladle to get grease off of sauce. Another way would be to put sauce in fridge until grease turns thick & scrape it out. We poured the sauce over the top but it was a bit greasy from the ribs. There was enough sauce to save for another dish. Perhaps on the bbqer? Served with baked beans & baked potato. Very good recipe! Thanks will use again. Maybe with chicken next time.


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  • Calories
  • 524 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 120 mg
  • 40%
  • Fat
  • 30.2 g
  • 47%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 29.9 g
  • 60%
  • Sodium
  • 1026 mg
  • 41%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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