Chinese Short Ribs Cooked In Slow Cooker

Prep Time
Cook Time
9h 10m
Ready In

"These are fall-off-the-bone tender and all you have to do is throw everything into the slow cooker! For more flavor brown the ribs first in some oil"

Original recipe yields 7 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (433.2 g)
  • Calories 1003.3
  • Total Fat - 71.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 28.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 241.9 mg
  • Sodium - 1572.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 13.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 8.7 g
  • Protein - 72.8 g
  • Calcium - 32.6 mg
  • Iron - 7.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step 1

In a large bowl, whisk together soy sauce, beef broth, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, sesame oil and red pepper flakes, if using.

Step 2

Place short ribs into a 6-qt slow cooker. Stir in soy sauce mixture until well combined.

Step 3

Cover and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours or high heat for 3-4 hours.*

Step 4

In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 1/4 cup water. Stir in mixture into the slow cooker. Cover and cook on high heat for an additional 30 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.

Step 5

Serve immediately, garnished with parsley and sesame seeds, if desired.

Tips & Variations

  • 6-qt slow cooker



Delicious! I pre-browned as suggested, added all to the slow cooker resulting in great tasting ribs. I used the optional red pepper flakes, garnished with parsley snipped from my winter herb pot and sprinkled with the sesame seeds. A keeper!

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(27 Nov 2017)