Slow Cooker Ribs with yellow rice and red onions on a white plate.
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Incredible Slow Cooker Ribs

These Incredible Slow Cooker Ribs are just that, incredible!  Serve with white or yellow rice and have the perfect meal and comfort food.  Or tuck ribs in corn tortillas, topped on tostadas or burrito wraps and have the perfect appetizer, lunch or meal.  These slow cooker ribs promise to not disappoint!  
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 687kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More


  • 3 lbs boneless ribs cut up into 2 inch cubes
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 5 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup salsa verde link below
  • handful of fresh cilantro chopped


Sear Pork

  • Cut up pork into two-inch cubes and season with salt and pepper.
    In a skillet over medium heat, add two tablespoons of oil and sear pork.  Brown meat for a few minutes.

Slow Cooker

  • Add seared pork with salsa verde, chicken broth, crushed garlic, cumin, oregano, salt.
    Cook on high for 4 hours in slow cooker or 2 hours in instant cooker.
  • Ten minutes before slow cooker ribs are done add chopped cilantro and stir pork ribs.
  • Serve with white or yellow rice, tacos, tostadas or burrito filling.  Enjoy!


Serving: 4g | Calories: 687kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 65g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 200mg | Sodium: 843mg | Potassium: 1391mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 7.8mg