Slow Cooker Ginger Ale BBQ Boneless Ribs

This is an easy and delicious recipe for ribs. It’s great with mashed potatoes and a salad.

Slow Cooker Ginger Ale BBQ Boneless Ribs

Sweet and savory ribs, slow cooked to perfection
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: autumn days, BBQ, crock pot, ribs, slow cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 637kcal



  • 12 oz bottle Ginger Ale
  • 2 tbsp Worchestershire sauce
  • 19 oz bottle Barbeque sauce
  • 3 lb boneless pork ribs
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 2 stalks celery


  • Cut onion into wedges and trim ends from celery stalks
  • Lay celery and onion on the bottom of crock pot
  • Season ribs liberally with salt and pepper
  • Rub in brown sugar until both sides of ribs are covered well
  • Brown 2 minutes per side on high heat until seared well
  • Place ribs on top of celery and onions
  • Mix 12 ounce bottle of Ginger Ale and 2 tablespoons of Worchestershire sauce
  • Pour over ribs
  • Add 3/4 of the bottle of barbeque sauce.
  • Cook on low for 6-7 hours
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil
  • Place ribs on baking sheet and top with remaining barbeque sauce
  • Place under broiler until a nice crust forms (takes about 3-5 minutes)
  • Plate and serve


Calories: 637kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 1056mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg
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