Slow Cooker Honey Bourbon Glazed Spare RibsSlow Cooker Honey Bourbon Glazed Spare Ribs
Slow Cooker Honey Bourbon Glazed Spare Ribs
Slow Cooker Honey Bourbon Glazed Spare Ribs
You don’t need a fancy smoker to make amazing BBQ spare ribs!
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Recipe: Slow Cooker Honey Bourbon Glazed Spare Ribs
Slow Cooker Honey Bourbon Glazed Spare Ribs
Prep Time45 Minutes
Servings4
Cook Time480 Minutes
Ingredients
4 pounds spare ribs
¼ cup of your favorite store-bought rib rub
FOR THE HONEY BOURBON BBQ SAUCE: ½ white onion, sliced into strips
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup ketchup
½ cup bourbon
½ cup honey
⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ cup Worcestershire
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
½ teaspoon salt
Directions
  1. TO PREP THE RIBS: Spread rub all over ribs and massage in with your hands.
  2. Wrap in foil or plastic wrap on a baking sheet and let sit overnight in the refrigerator.
  3. TO MAKE THE HONEY BOURBON BBQ SAUCE: Place all sauce ingredients into a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sauce has reduced by about one quarter. This will take about 30 minutes.
  5. Let cool.
  6. Place sauce in a high-powered blender and blend until well combined and smooth.
  7. TO COOK THE SPARE RIBS: Place spare ribs in slow cooker.
  8. Slather with about half of the BBQ sauce.
  9. Cook on low for 8-9 hours, or on high for 4-5 hours.
  10. Once cooked, carefully remove the ribs from slow cooker and place on foil-lined (for easier clean up) baking sheet.
  11. Heat oven to 400 F.
  12. Slather ribs with more of the BBQ sauce and cook for 10-15 minutes in oven until slightly crispy on the edges.
  13. Serve immediately with remaining BBQ sauce.
45 minutes
Prep Time
480 minutes
Cook Time
4
Servings

Shop Ingredients

Makes 4 servings
4 pounds spare ribs
Premium All-Natural Pork St. Louis Style Spare Ribs
Premium All-Natural Pork St. Louis Style Spare Ribs, 2.5 Pound
$14.98 avg/ea$5.99/lb
¼ cup of your favorite store-bought rib rub
L&B Pork Rib Rub
L&B Pork Rib Rub, 2.9 Ounce
$6.79$2.34/oz
FOR THE HONEY BOURBON BBQ SAUCE: ½ white onion, sliced into strips
White Onions
White Onions, 1 Pound
$2.99 avg/ea$2.99/lb
3 cloves garlic, minced
Fresh Garlic Bulb
Fresh Garlic Bulb, 0.2 Pound
$1.40 avg/ea$6.99/lb
1 cup ketchup
Heinz Ketchup
Heinz Ketchup, 64 Ounce
$8.99$0.14/oz
½ cup bourbon
Four Roses Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Age restricted item
Four Roses Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 750 Millilitre
$26.99$0.04/ml
½ cup honey
L&B Pure Honey
L&B Pure Honey, 16 Ounce
$7.49$0.47/oz
⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
Heinz Distilled Apple Cider Vinegar
Heinz Distilled Apple Cider Vinegar, 32 Ounce
$3.69$0.12/oz
¼ cup Worcestershire
L&B Worcestershire Sauce
L&B Worcestershire Sauce, 8.5 Ounce
Deal
$4.99 was $5.99$0.59/oz
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
L&B Dijon Mustard
L&B Dijon Mustard, 9.5 Ounce
$3.49$0.37/oz
½ teaspoon salt
Morton Salt
Morton Salt, 26 Ounce
$2.69$0.10/oz

Directions

  1. TO PREP THE RIBS: Spread rub all over ribs and massage in with your hands.
  2. Wrap in foil or plastic wrap on a baking sheet and let sit overnight in the refrigerator.
  3. TO MAKE THE HONEY BOURBON BBQ SAUCE: Place all sauce ingredients into a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sauce has reduced by about one quarter. This will take about 30 minutes.
  5. Let cool.
  6. Place sauce in a high-powered blender and blend until well combined and smooth.
  7. TO COOK THE SPARE RIBS: Place spare ribs in slow cooker.
  8. Slather with about half of the BBQ sauce.
  9. Cook on low for 8-9 hours, or on high for 4-5 hours.
  10. Once cooked, carefully remove the ribs from slow cooker and place on foil-lined (for easier clean up) baking sheet.
  11. Heat oven to 400 F.
  12. Slather ribs with more of the BBQ sauce and cook for 10-15 minutes in oven until slightly crispy on the edges.
  13. Serve immediately with remaining BBQ sauce.