Slow Cooker Sticky Asian Ribs with Sticky Sauce Recipe

Slow Cooker Sticky Asian Ribs with Sticky Sauce Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Sticky Asian Ribs with Sticky Sauce

These Asian ribs are as tasty & sticky as can be. After being coated in a spiced rub, the ribs are served in a sauce of honey, soy sauce, ginger, & garlic.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 10 minutes



  • 2rackspork baby back ribs

For Dry Rub:

  • ½cuplight brown sugar
  • 1tbsppaprika,smoked
  • 2tspchili powder
  • 1tbspgarlic powder
  • ½tsppepper
  • 2tbspkosher salt

For Sticky Sauce:

  • 2tspground ginger
  • 2tspground pepper
  • 1tsponion powder
  • 6clovesgarlic,minced
  • 1tbspsweet chili sauce
  • cupsodium soy sauce,reduced
  • cupbalsamic vinegar
  • cupbrown sugar
  • cuphoney
  • 1tbspcornstarch
  • 1tbspwater


  1. In a medium sized dish, whisk together the ginger, pepper, and onion powder. Add the garlic and mix again to incorporate. Add sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar and honey. Whisk until incorporated.

  2. Mix the dry rub ingredients together in a small bowl. Remove the membrane and place the ribs into the slow cooker.

  3. Massage the dry rub into the ribs on both sides. Pour half of the sticky sauce mixture into the slow cooker and reserve the rest later for the sticky sauce.

  4. Cook the ribs for 6 to 8 hours on Low heat until the meat is tender.

  5. Remove the ribs from the slow cooker and place them on a foil lines broil pan with the meaty side up. Brush some sauce from the slow cooker on top of the ribs and broil until the edges start to look crisp and broiled.

  6. Allow tented with foil to rest while making the sticky sauce.

Sticky Sauce:

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium high heat, add the reserved sticky sauce to the pan. In a small bowl combine the cornstarch and water plus 1 Tablespoon of the hot liquid.

  2. Pour into the sauce pan with the sticky sauce whisk until the mixtures starts to thicken. Remove from heat and brush on top of the ribs. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 1091.28kcal
  • Fat: 58.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 20.75g
  • Trans Fat: 0.50g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.58g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.82g
  • Carbohydrates: 71.44g
  • Fiber: 1.85g
  • Sugar: 63.24g
  • Protein: 71.71g
  • Cholesterol: 246.33mg
  • Sodium: 1949.88mg
  • Calcium: 173.85mg
  • Potassium: 1207.05mg
  • Iron: 4.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 67.56µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.71mg
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