Slow Cooker BBQ Short Ribs

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cook: 8 hours and 15 minutes
  • Ready in: 8 hours and 30 minutes

Slow Cooker BBQ Short Ribs is one of the easy recipes that you can make at home for the whole family. Besides, these slow cooker ribs also taste amazing since they are processed in the low heat of a slow cooker. Follow the recipe written below if you want to try to make some.

How to make Slow Cooker BBQ Short Ribs

By following the recipe written below, you can serve six serving portions of juicy and delicious Slow Cooker BBQ Short Ribs. The ingredients below are easy to find. Also, to continue, you just need to follow all of the steps below from the beginning until the end.


  • Salt and ground black pepper to season
  • Granulated garlic powder and onion powder to taste
  • 5 pounds beef short ribs
  • One large onion, chopped
  • 400 gr of barbecue sauce, pick your favorite one
  • 30 gr of honey
  • A tablespoon of Dijon mustard
  • Beer, you may use a half or the whole bottle


1To begin this recipe, the first step that you need to do is to prepare a small bowl. Then,  put some seasoning ingredients in it like pepper and salt along with the garlic and onion powders.  Combine the  ingredients until they are completely mixed.

2Then, put the ribs into the seasoning mixture and rub it evenly. After that, prepare a large skillet and heat it over medium-high heat. When the skillet gets hot enough, put the seasoned ribs and cook for several minutes until the color outside the ribs turn brown.

3After that, prepare a slow cooker and put the chopped onions on the bottom of it. Then, prepare another bowl and mix some ingredients like barbecue sauce, Dijon mustard and honey. Then, put the ribs into the bowl and make sure you coat each of them evenly.

4Next, put the sauced ribs over the chopped onions in the slow    After that, add with the beer over the ribs. Here, it can make the sauce mixture combines with the chopped onions below the ribs. Then, stir these ingredients carefully to combine.

5Cook the mixture over low heat for around 6 to 8 hours. Also, put the cover on while cooking the ribs mixture. After it is completely done, you may change the setting into the warm setting to keep the mixture warm. Then, you may prepare to serve this on several platters.

Another step before serving is that you may need to remove the excess fat from the sauce. After that, enjoy the Slow Cooker BBQ Short Ribs with rice or your homemade favorite side salad.