Slow-cooker apple-glazed ribs Recipe

  • 75ml/2žfl oz ready-made apple sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1kg/2lb 4oz pork ribs, cut into individual ribs
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  1. Mix the apple sauce, honey, Worcestershire sauce and spices together in a large bowl until well combined.
  2. Season the ribs well with salt and freshly ground black pepper, then add them to the bowl and mix well to completely coat them in the apple glaze.
  3. Transfer the ribs to the slow cooker and cook on a low heat for 7-8 hours, or until the meat is falling off the bone.
  4. To serve, divide the apple-glazed ribs among 4 serving plates and serve with sweetcorn, spicy baked beans and mashed potatoes.