4 pounds pork loin back ribs or pork spareribs
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
1 large (1 cup) onion, sliced
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup prepared mustard
1 (14-ounce) bottle ketchup
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon liquid smoke
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
Spray inside of 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with no-stick cooking spray.
Season ribs with garlic, salt and pepper. Cut into 2- or 3-rib portions. Layer ribs and onions in slow cooker.
Combine all barbecue sauce ingredients in medium bowl; pour over ribs.
Cover; cook on Low heat setting for 8 to 10 hours, or High heat setting for 4 to 6 hours or until ribs are fork tender.
- Too busy to assemble this recipe all at once? Make the barbecue sauce up to 2 days ahead; store in refrigerator until ready to use.
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