September 1, 2010

Sweet and Sour Spareribs

Prep: 20 mins. - Cook: 10-12 hours - Servings: 8-10

         1 C. brown sugar
         1/4 C. flour
         1/3 C. water
         1/2 C. vinegar
         2 T. soy sauce
         1/4 C. ketchup
         1/2 tsp. ground ginger
         1/4 tsp. garlic powder
         1 tsp. salt
         1/8 tsp. pepper
         3 lbs. pork spareribs, cut into 2 to 3 rib sections

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine brown sugar and flour. Add water, vinegar, soy sauce, ketchup, ground ginger, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Heat stirring frequently, until mixture begins to boil. Let boil for 2 to 3 minutes, until thickened.

Layer pork rib sections in slow cooker and spoon sauce mixture over ribs. Cover and cook on low setting for 10 to 12 hours, until ribs are very tender.

To serve, remove ribs from slow cooker using long tongs. Place ribs on a serving platter and spoon remaining sauce mixture over ribs.

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