Saucy Spareribs

Makes 4 servings
Prep. Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 4–5 hours Ideal slow-cooker size: 6-qt.
Needed at Time of Preparation:
3–4 lbs. country-style pork spareribs, cut into serving-sized pieces
¾ cup ketchup
1-2 Tbsp. sriracha sauce, depending how much heat you like, optional *make sure yours is gluten-free to keep this recipe gluten-free
3 Tbsp. packed brown sugar
¼ cup honey
¼ cup lemon juice
2 Tbsp. soy sauce *use gluten-free soy sauce or tamari to keep this gluten-free
¾ tsp. ground ginger
¼ tsp. chili powder
¼ tsp. ground mustard
¼ tsp. garlic powder
¼ tsp. black pepper (coarsely ground is best)
Preparation Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients into a gallon-sized freezer bag and smoosh around until everything is well-coated.
  2. Remove as much air as possible and seal bag.
  3. Label the bag with the information below, then freeze.
    Information for Freezer Bag:
    Makes 4 servings
    Cooking Time: 4–5 hours Ideal slow-cooker size: 6-qt.


  1. Thaw bag completely for 24–48 hours or more.
  2. Empty contents of freezer bag into the crock and spread ribs out.
  3. Cover and cook on Low 4–6 hours, or until the meat begins to fall off the bones.

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