Surprise your guests with these Crock Pot barbecue ribs! A great recipe for falling out of the baby ribs bone that the whole family will love, especially children! These slow cooker ribs are topped with a dry brown sugar massage and topped with BBQ sauce. They cook slowly in the slow cooker all day and are ready to go at game time or for an easy weekday dinner.
We’ve experimented with ribs several times, often putting them in the smoker outside, but wanted to try something different. My mother-in-law used to always cook ribs in the clay pot and my husband is always enthusiastic about them, so I thought I’d give them a try.
Barbecue ribs Crock Pot
These clay pot BBQ ribs
are easy to make and can be thrown into the slow cooker in the morning or you can even prepare the rib massage the night before to save time. Slow-cooking BBQ ribs are easy and take only a few minutes or work before and after cooking slowly all day.
You can even make these slow cooker ribs a frozen meal by preparing them ahead of time and placing them in the freezer in a ziplock bag until they’re ready to use.
How to make bone ribs fall
on the Crockpot
- tablespoons paprika
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- salt 1 teaspoon
- 3-4 pounds
- ribs 3 cups barbecue sauce, our favorite is SweetBaby Rays
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon
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- Best dry massage for ribs: In a small bowl mix the paprika, brown sugar, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper.
- Cut the rib rack to fit in the slow cooker. Rub the mixture on both sides of the pork ribs.
Place the ribs
- in your clay pot: place them against the walls with the thickest side down and the fleshy side against the wall.
- Pour the BBQ sauce over all ribs, cover and simmer
- Once the 7 hours pass, you will need to finish the ribs in the oven. Cooking times can vary between slow cookers.
- foil, carefully remove the ribs from the cooking pot and place them with the side of the bone facing up on the baking sheet.
the ribs for 7 hours
Line a baking sheet with
- Skimming the fat from the cooking pot. Pour the remaining juices from the cooking pot into a small saucepan with a strainer.
- Bring the sauce to a boil and let it simmer for about 15 minutes. Turn on the grill of your oven.
- Roasted ribs: Brush the barbecue sauce on the ribs and place in the preheated oven for 5 minutes. Remove the baby’s back ribs, turn over and brush them with extra barbecue sauce. Roast them again for about 5 minutes.
- Serve with the remaining BBQ sauce on the side.
Side dishes to serve with BBQ ribs:
- Potato cauliflower puree
- Homemade cornbread
- Italian pasta salad
- Brussels sprouts of honey dijon
This clay pot barbecue rib recipe is easy and will change the rules of the game on game day or any meal! Surprise all your guests with the fall of bone ribs covered with honey barbecue sauce!