These ribs are delicious and different, and take so little effort! Hoisin sauce and Chinese five-spice powder are found in the Asian foods section of the grocery or in any Asian market. Garnish with minced green onion and toasted sesame seeds if desired.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
6 hrs
total:
6 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Sauce:

Directions

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  • Place baby back ribs portions in the bottom of a slow cooker; sprinkle black pepper and five-spice powder on top.

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  • Mix hoisin sauce, pineapple juice, green onions, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, brown sugar, ginger, and garlic in a bowl to make sauce. Pour 2/3 of the sauce over the ribs. Refrigerate remaining sauce.

  • Cook ribs on Low, basting occasionally with sauce, until tender, 6 to 8 hours.

  • Transfer ribs to a serving dish. Brush remaining sauce on top.

Nutrition Facts

777 calories; protein 29.3g 59% DV; carbohydrates 72.5g 23% DV; fat 40.9g 63% DV; cholesterol 120.9mg 40% DV; sodium 2156.4mg 86% DV. Full Nutrition