Lazy Man’s Ribs

Lazy Man's Ribs

Lazy Man’s Ribs

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at

  I’ll have to admit these ribs are finger-lickin’ good and fall-off-the-bone tender!  I’ve made them for a lot of my buddies—including my preacher—and some have even suggested that I try bottling my sauce and selling it to the public!

          Allan Stackhouse, Jr.                                          Jennings, Louisiana


Lazy Man’s Ribs Recipe

Lazy Man’s Ribs

2 ½ Lbs. pork baby back ribs, cut into eight pieces

2 tsp. Cajun seasoning

1 medium onion, sliced

1 cup ketchup

½ cup packed brown sugar

1/3 cup orange juice

1/3 cider vinegar

¼ cup molasses

2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 Tbsp. KC Masterpiece

1 tsp. stone-ground mustard

1 tsp. paprika

½ tsp. garlic powder

½ tsp. Liquid Smoke, optional

Dash salt

5 tsp. cornstarch

1 Tbsp. cold water

Rub ribs with Cajun seasoning.  Layer ribs and onion in a 5 quart slow cooker.  In a small bowl, combine the ketchup, brown sugar, orange juice, vinegar, molasses, Worcestershire sauce, barbecue sauce, mustard, paprika, garlic powder, Liquid Smoke if desired and salt.  Pour over ribs.  Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender. Remove ribs and keep warm.  Strain cooking juice and skim fat; transfer to a small saucepan.  Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into juice.  Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.  Serve with ribs.            4 servings


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