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                  CHINESE COUNTRY RIBS & HILL COUNTRY RIBS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Pork
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       c            Ketchup
    2       tb           Honey
    2       tb           White Vinegar
    2       tb           Soy sauce
      1/4   ts           Five spice powder -- (opt.)
    1       sm           Onion: finely chopped
    2       ts           Fresh ginger -- minced
    1                    Garlic clove -- minced
    1       t            Cornstarch
                         -dissolved in 1 T cold water
    4       lb           Country ribs:
                         -cut into individual ribs
                         Hot cooked rice
 
   In a 3-1/2 quart slow cooker, combine ketchup, honey,
   vinegar, soy sauce, five-spice powder, onion, ginger
   and garlic. Position a broiler rack 6 inches from the
   saurce of the heat and preheat the broiler. Broil the
   ribs, turning once, until browned.  About 10 minutes.
   Transfer the ribs to the slow cooker.  Stir to coat
   the ribs with the sauce. Cover and slow cook until
   ribs are tender, 5-6 hours on LOW. Transfer the ribs
   to a platter and cover with aluminum foil to keep
   warm. Skim the fat from the surface of the sauce.  In
   a medium saucepan bring the sauce to a simmer over a
   medium heat.  Cook until reduced to about 1 cup.  (6-8
   minutes) Stir in the cornstarch mixture and cook just
   until thickened. Pour the sauce over ribs and serve
   immeadiately with hot cooked rice. HILL COUNTRY RIBS:
   Broil the ribs as above.  Place in a 3 1/2 qt. slow
   cooker. Add 1 cut prepared barbecue sauce and stir to
   coat ribs with the sauce. Cover and slow cook until
   ribs are tender, 5-6 hours on LOW. To thicken the
   sauce,, skim the fat from the surface, pour into a
   medium saucepan, and simmer until reduced to 1 cup.
   
   (From Jean Allen - GRDG72B)
  
 
 
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