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Spareribs Simmered in Orange Sauce

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Serves 4-6 | Prep Time | Cook Time 315


4 lbs. country spare pork ribs
2 Tbls. vegetable oil
2 medium onions, chopped
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1 can (16 ozs.) tomato sauce
2 cloves garlic
1/2 Cup orange juice
1/3 Cup brown sugar
1 tsp. shredded orange peel
1/2 tsp. salt
1 - 2 Tbls. cider vinegar

Trim excess fat from ribs. Cut into individual riblets. Heat oil in large skillet over medium

heat. Add ribs; cook 10 minutes or until well browned on all sides. Remove to plate.

Remove and discard all but 2 Tbls. drippings from skillet. Add onions, cinnamon and cloves.

Cook and stir 4 minutes or until softened.

Transfer onion mixture to slow cooker. Combine tomato mixture, orange juice, sugar, orange peel

and salt in slow cooker. Add ribs; stir to coat. Cover and cook on LOW 5 hours or until ribs are fork-tender.

Remove ribs to plates. Ladle out liquid to medium bowl. Let stand 5 minutes. Skim and

discard fat. Stir in vinegar; serve over ribs. Serve with carrots and garnish with orange wedges, if desired.

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