Slow-Cooked Hot-and-Spicy Riblets

Sink your teeth into appetizer ribs glazed with a spicy and sweet smoked jalapeño chile sauce.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 7 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Riblets

1
(3-lb.) rack pork back ribs, cut lengthwise in half across bones, cut into 1-rib pieces
3
garlic cloves, minced

Sauce

1
cup ketchup
1/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4
cup chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon salt
  • 1 Spray 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Place pork riblets in sprayed slow cooker. Sprinkle with garlic.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 6 to 7 hours.
  • 3 About 35 minutes before serving, in 2-cup measuring cup or small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; mix well. Drain and discard juices from slow cooker. Pour or spoon sauce over riblets, stirring gently to coat evenly. Increase heat setting to high; cover and cook an additional 25 to 30 minutes or until riblets are glazed.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    385
    (
    Calories from Fat
    225),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    800mg
    800%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 3 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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