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Cranberry-Ginger Pork Ribs

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours


8 servings

This festive and spicy main dish is wonderful served for weeknight family meals or for entertaining.—Judy Armstrong, Prairieville, Louisiana
Cranberry-Ginger Pork Ribs Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 2 habanero peppers, seeded and minced
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons minced grated gingerroot
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2-1/2 pounds boneless country-style pork ribs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Hot cooked rice


  1. In a small bowl, combine the cranberry sauce, habanero peppers, ginger and garlic. Sprinkle ribs with salt and peppers. In a large skillet, brown ribs in oil on all sides; drain.
  2. Transfer meat to a 3-qt. slow cooker; pour cranberry mixture over ribs. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender. Skim fat from cooking juices. Serve with pork and rice.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounces cooked pork with 1/3 cup sauce: 334 calories, 16g fat (5g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 220mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein.

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