Crock Pot Asian-Style Short Ribs

READY IN: 8hrs 25mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

Very tender chunks of meat with a great Asian flavor that will melt in your mouth. Not too spicy, but you can add more pepper if you like it hotter. You can buy five-spice powder, a spice much like star anise, in most Oriental markets. Goes great with rice and steamed or stir-fried veggies for a nice Asian meal.

Top Review by Marla Swoffer

The sauce had a nice mellow flavor and the meat was quite tender. We enjoyed this, but next time we'll cook it on a bit higher setting (meat was borderline rare) and throw in some garlic to give it a boost.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place flour, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a plastic bag.
  2. Dredge ribs in flour mixture.
  3. Brown ribs in oil in a large skillet.
  4. Place ribs in the bottom of a crock pot and place chopped onion and chopped carrot around the ribs.
  5. Mix together soy sauce, sherry, brown sugar, ginger, and five-spice powder in a bowl.
  6. Pour liquid into crock pot over meat, cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  7. Discard cooking liquid and vegetables.
  8. Serve meat with rice.

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