Slow-Cooker Sweet and Sour Ribs
Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2008
The best sweet and sour ribs brown in the oven while their sauce reduces to a potent, sticky glaze. We wanted to make this dish in a slow cooker, where browning and evaporation are minimal.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Sautéing the onion, red pepper, garlic, and ginger in our Slow-Cooker Sweet and Sour Ribs cooked off excess moisture and intensified their flavor. To deeply season the meat, we turned to soy sauce and red pepper flakes, while rice vinegar p...