Sticky-Sweet Ribs


  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time6 hrs
  • Makes4 adult servings
Sticky-Sweet Ribs

Bring out extra napkins, you'll need them for these finger-licking good Sticky-Sweet Ribs.


  • 2 racks pork back ribs, about 1.5 kg

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 1 tsp dry mustard

  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 5 garlic cloves, minced

  • 4 tsp grated ginger


  • Remove and discard excess fat from underside of ribs. Cut into 1- or 2-rib portions. Whisk sugar with honey, soy sauce, mustard, cinnamon, garlic and ginger in slow cooker. Add ribs and coat in sugar mixture. Arrange, meat-side up. Cover and cook on low, flipping ribs halfway through, until meat is very tender, 6 to 8 hours.

  • Stir ribs in slow cooker until well coated.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 584, Protein 43g, Carbohydrates 5g, Fat 41g, Sodium 340mg.


For a crispy finish, arrange cooked ribs meat-side up on a foil-lined baking sheet and broil for 3 to 4 minutes.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent December 2014 issue, this recipe has a triple-tested guarantee from the Chatelaine Kitchen powered by GE.

This article was originally published on Nov 10, 2014

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