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Slow Cooker Maple Glazed Ribs

This recipe takes pretty much all day in the slow cooker, and then a few minutes under the grill but it is just so worth it.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: British
Keyword: slow cooker
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 741kcal


  • 1.25 kg pork ribs
  • 1 onion quartered
  • 1 carrot thickly sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons malt vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1 litre boiling water

For the Glaze

  • 2 teaspoons mustard - english
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 125 ml maple syrup


  • Put all first set of the ingredients into the slow cooker pot, cover and cook on high for 5-7 hours.
  • Take the ribs out of the slow cooker using a slotted spoil and put them on a foil lined grill pan.
  • Mix together the ingredients for the glaze with 150ml hot stock from the slow cooker pot. Spoon over the ribs and then grill for 10-15 minutes, turning once or twice until browned and stick.