Sticky Spare Ribs

Cook time

15 minutes




  • Crock-Pot® Express Crock Multi-Cooker
  • 1.5 kg pork spare ribs
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark brown soft sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • Thumb sized piece of ginger, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • TO SERVE: toasted sesame seeds, shredded spring onions, chopped coriander


  • Step 1 Press BROWN/SAUTÉ function. Adjust the time to 15 minutes, press START/STOP and allow to preheat.
  • Step 2 Add 1 tbsp vegetable oil and start browning the ribs, you will need to do this in batches so add a little more oil if required.
  • Step 3 Mix the remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Step 4 Once all the ribs have been browned, wipe out the cooking pot with some kitchen paper to remove any excess oil.
  • Step 5 Place the ribs and sauce back into the bowl and stir well to coat.
  • Step 6 Secure the lid ensuring the steam release valve is in the closed position and press MEAT/STEW function. Set the time for 15 minutes and press START/STOP.
  • Step 7 Once the unit has finished cooking, allow the unit to have a natural pressure release time of 10 minutes.
  • Step 8 Carefully remove the ribs and place into a warmed serving bowl, press BROWN/SAUTÉ function then START/STOP and allow the sauce to bubble and reduce slightly, this will thicken the sauce.
  • Step 9 Garnish with the above serving suggestions.
  • Crock-Pot® Express Crock Multi-Cooker CPE200 Recipe

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