Slow-Cooker Grilled Spicy Chili-Glazed Riblets

Put your slow cooker to work and prepare tender riblets coated in a sweet-and-spicy glaze.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 7 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 30

Ingredients

3
lb pork baby back ribs (ask butcher to cut ribs in half horizontally)
1
tablespoon garlic-pepper blend
1/3
cup maple-flavored syrup
1/4
cup Dijon mustard
3
tablespoons hot chili paste
3
tablespoons molasses
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 Spray inside of 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Cut ribs between bones into individual pieces. Place riblets in slow cooker. Sprinkle garlic-pepper blend over top; stir to coat evenly.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix remaining ingredients. Using slotted spoon, remove riblets from slow cooker and add to maple syrup mixture. Toss riblets to coat.
  • 4 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Spray grill basket (grill “wok”) with cooking spray. Place riblets in basket; place basket on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 12 minutes, stirring ribs or shaking basket after 5 minutes, until ribs are well glazed.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    115mg
    115%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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