Slow Cooker Barbequed Beef Ribs

Slow Cooker Ribs

Most of the time the oven was our best choice when craving and cooking oven-baked ribs, But now Slow Cooker has become our favourite kitchen tool more than the oven.
One of the best parts about Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs is that they fit for any time and any season.
Have You ever wondered What is the secret of delicious slow cooker ribs? the level of delicious in these ribs is Brushing with a delicious barbecue sauce glaze with a kick of garlic and cayenne (if you like it).


Ribs Recipe

Usually, the ribs are not only smothered in the sauce while they are slow cooking But they also are coated in the sauce a second time before going under the broiler (or grill) to make the stickiest glaze while charring the edges.
I like to pour all of the juices from the slow cooker bowl into the remaining sauce to give them even more flavour!

Sauce Ingredients:

  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Barbecue sauce
  • Garlic
  • Cayenne (optional)
  • Brown sugar
Combine all the ingredients together and brush all over the meat.

How to cook ribs in a slow cooker

In this recipe, There are different cook times depending on the results that you are looking for.
First place your ribs on the bowl of a 6-qt slow cooker bowl, and pour the sauce all over to evenly coat and let the slow cooker do all the cooking for you.
After all, that, when they are done, transfer ribs to an oven tray, And baste with more sauce/juices mixture then broil (grill) for 5-10 minutes until charred on the edges and bubbling!
Cooker Barbequed
Beef Ribs


  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 2 kg (4 pounds) baby Beef Ribs
  • 3 tablespoons of minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups (500ml) of barbecue sauce
  • Salt, to taste


First Spray inside of a 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
Remove inner skin (membrane) from ribs then place ribs in the slow cooker. (Discard skin).
After that, Combine bbq sauce, garlic, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. then Mix well to combine and completely cover with half of the sauce.
Season with a good amount of pepper and salt; then cover with the lid and cook on low setting for 7-9 hours or high setting for 3-5 hours (time depending on the results you are looking for). Refrigerate remaining sauce to use later.
When you feel the beef ribs are tender and falling apart, transfer them onto an oven tray (or baking sheet), lined with parchment paper.
(Be careful when you Lift them as the meat will be very tender and fall off the bone).
from the slow cooker, bowl pours half of the juices into the remaining sauce.
Then Baste the ribs with half of the sauce and broil (grill) in preheated oven at 399°F (219°C) for about ten minutes or until the beginning to char and crisp on the edges.
Serve ribs with remaining sauce. And  Enjoy!

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