Pork ribs have an underside of meat that is removed and often discarded. This meat is referred to as pork rib tips, and when it isn't tossed, it is sold at a cheap price. Pork rib tips contain plenty of flavor and can feed a large group because of their low cost. Cooking the pork rib tips isn't any harder than cooking your regular ribs. The use of a crock pot makes cooking the pork rib tips convenient because you can put the dish together before you leave for work in the morning.
Mix 1 tbsp. of salt, 1 tbsp. of grated ginger, 1/2 tbsp. of pepper, 1 tsp. of cinnamon, 1 tsp. of ground cloves and 1 tsp. of ground fennel seeds in a large bowl.
Throw 5 lbs. of pork rib tips in the bowl of spices and toss to coat. Set in a crock pot.
Combine 4 oz. of orange marmalade, 2 tbsp. of rice wine vinegar, 2 tbsp. of teriyaki sauce, 1/2 tbsp. of chili sauce, 1/2 tsp. of red pepper flakes and 2 tbsp. of melted butter in a second large bowl.
Pour the sauce from the second bowl over the pork rib tips in the crock pot.
Set the crock pot to medium heat, and allow it to cook for six to eight hours.
- 2 cloves of chopped garlic can be added to the sauce if desired.
- You can cook the pork rib tips on high. They will be ready within three to four hours.
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