Finger Lickin Appetizer Ribs from the Crock Pot

"Planning a dinner party? Start these early and your guests will be enjoying them and out of the kitchen while you are getting things ready. Would be good with a cold micro brew and plenty of napkins. Enjoy!"
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Ready In:
6hrs 20mins


  • 3 -4 lbs baby back pork ribs cut into individual ribs
  • water
  • salt and pepper
  • garlic salt
  • 8 ounces Russian salad dressing
  • 6 ounces pineapple juice


  • Trim fat from ribs and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place ribs in crock pot and add water (just enough to cover).
  • Cook on low heat 6 to 7 hours or until tender, drain.
  • Place cooked ribs on broiler pan and sprinkle with garlic salt.
  • Brush ribs with 1/2 the sauce and broil until brown.
  • Turn ribs and brush with remaining sauce and broil until brown.
  • Sauce: Combine Russian dressing and pineapple juice and mix well.

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  1. I'm not sure if it was my ribs, or if I cooked them too long in the slow cooker, but the texture wasn't as fine as I'd hoped. On the other hand, the flavor was excellent, they were easy to make, and I just ended up serving them over rice instead of as pick up food. I will continue to play with these and try different rib cuts until I get it right! Thanks for posting this great tasting dish.
  2. I really liked this flavor. I think this would do for wings as well. Extremely easy. I found that heavier on the garlic salt was better.


I am a retired Judge/Attorney and I divide my time between the Portland,Oregon area and a second home on the Oregon coast. <br>My father was professionally trained as a cook/chef, before going on to another career, and taught me to cook at age 6. Cooking is one of my main interests in retirement and I recently recieved some training as a Sous Chef at a cooking school. <br>Once a month I help cook/prepare an oyster and fish dinner, for a public service club on the Oregon coast, serving between 200 and 300 diners.
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