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!!!

            Allen 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 cup cider vinegar

¼ molasses

2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 Tbsp. barbecue sauce

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 and salt.

Remove ribs and keep warm.  Strain cooking juices and skim fat; transfer to a small saucepan.  Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into juices.  Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.  Serve with ribs.          4 servings


(Recipe for Lazy Man’s Ribs was on, 2014)


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