Slow-Cooker Barbecue Ribs


An easy and delicious way to prepare tender barbecued ribs without the barbecue!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 40 mins
8 servings


  • 4 pounds pork baby back ribs

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 cups ketchup

  • 1 cup chili sauce

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 4 tablespoons vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano

  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 dash hot sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Season ribs with salt and pepper. Place in a shallow baking pan. Brown in oven 15 minutes. Turn over, and brown another 15 minutes; drain fat.

  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the ketchup, chili sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and salt and pepper. Place ribs in slow cooker. Pour sauce over ribs, and turn to coat.

  4. Cover, and cook on Low 6 to 8 hours, or until ribs are tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

497 Calories
30g Fat
33g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 497
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 117mg 39%
Sodium 1245mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 15mg 77%
Calcium 77mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 698mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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