Slow-Cooker Smoky BBQ Pork Ribs

Recipe Slow Cooker Smoky Bbq Pork Ribs


  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp Italian White Wine Vinegar
  • 1/3 cup golden syrup
  • 2kg pork ribs
  • Extra barbecue sauce, to serve


  1. Combine paprika, cumin, oregano and garlic powder in a bowl. Add sauces, vinegar and golden syrup. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cut ribs into portions large enough to fit in slow cooker bowl. Layer ribs and sauce mixture in slow cooker bowl, finishing with sauce mixture. Cover with lid. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  3. Preheat grill on high. Place ribs on a large foil-lined baking tray. Spoon over some of the sauce from the slow cooker. Grill for 3 to 4 minutes or until ribs start to char and caramelise. Serve ribs with extra barbecue sauce.

(Recipe sourced & adapted from