Pull-Apart Ribs

Pull-Apart Ribs
Yield: 1 rack ribs (about 14) Prep 15 mins Cook 5 mins Grill 6 mins Slow Cook 9 hrs on LOW


Rub & Ribs:
  • 2 tablespoons dry mustard
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 full rack pork spare ribs (about 4 pounds)
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer or 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1/3 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup

Make It


1. In small bowl, stir together dry mustard, paprika, oregano, seasoned salt, sugar and pepper.


2. Remove ribs from packaging; rinse in cool water. Pat dry with paper towels. Cut rack in thirds.

3. Season ribs with 1/4 cup of the dry rub, pressing on with your hands. Pour beer or broth and 1 1/2 cups water into slow cooker. Stack ribs in cooker and cover. Slow cook on LOW for 9 hours.


4. Heat gas grill to medium-high or coals in charcoal grill to medium hot. Place remaining rub, brown sugar, vinegar and ketchup in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

5. Carefully remove ribs from slow cooker. Baste with sauce. Grill ribs 6 minutes, turning after 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 278, Fat, total (g): 19, chol. (mg): 73, sat. fat (g): 7, carb. (g): 8, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 18, sodium (mg): 203, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.