Polynesian Pork Ribs

Enjoy your dinner with this pork rib dish that’s slow-cooked with pineapple and a sweet and sour sauce. Perfect if you love Island cuisine.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

Ribs

2
lb boneless country-style pork loin ribs
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
small onion, sliced
1
can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained

Sauce

3/4
cup ketchup
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons hoisin sauce
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
Hot cooked rice, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pork ribs, garlic and onion in slow cooker. Spoon about half of the pineapple with some of the juice over ribs. Reserve remaining pineapple and juice.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 About 35 minutes before serving, drain and discard cooking juices from slow cooker; wipe edge of slow cooker clean. In small bowl, mix ketchup, brown sugar, hoisin sauce, gingerroot and remaining pineapple with juice. Spoon or pour evenly over ribs. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 25 to 30 minutes longer or until ribs are glazed. Serve with rice.
  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pork ribs, garlic and onion in slow cooker. Spoon about half of the pineapple with some of the juice over ribs. Reserve remaining pineapple and juice.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 About 35 minutes before serving, drain and discard cooking juices from slow cooker; wipe edge of slow cooker clean. In small bowl, mix ketchup, brown sugar, hoisin sauce, gingerroot and remaining pineapple with juice. Spoon or pour evenly over ribs. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 25 to 30 minutes longer or until ribs are glazed. Serve with rice.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you don't have fresh gingerroot on hand, use 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger instead.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
530mg
530%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.