Barbecued Ribs (The Best)
Barbecued Ribs (The Best)
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Barbecued Ribs (The Best)

35 MIN
2 H 10 MIN
12 H


Dry Rub

Barbecue Sauce


Dry Rub

  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients. Set aside.
  2. On a work surface, use paper towels to peel away the white membrane (silverskin) on the back of the ribs. Place the ribs on a baking sheet and rub both sides generously with the spice rub. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight.
  3. With the rack in the middle position of the oven, preheat the oven to 325°F (170°C).
  4. Wrap the ribs, two racks at a time, in heavy-duty aluminum foil. Transfer to a baking sheet. Bake for about 2 hours, or until the meat is tender.

Barbecue sauce

  1. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, cook the spices in the butter for 1 minute. Add the remaining ingredients, bring to a boil and simmer over low heat for about 5 minutes or until the sauce becomes syrupy. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat the grill, setting the burners to medium. Oil the grate.
  3. Remove the ribs from the foil and grill for 4 to 5 minutes on each side, brushing with half of the barbecue sauce. Serve with the remaining sauce.


  1. Can I use something to replace the Apple jelly I don't got none?

  2. Have made this recipe many times and written a previous review. Also did a pork loin roast on the BBQ, also fabulous! Decided to try chicken leg quarters this week. Marinated (overnight) the chicken leg quarters ( 8) pieces, 5 lbs in total, rubbing under the skin and all over each piece. BBQ'd on charcoal grill till done and added the sauce. So delicious, the best ever!! Thank you again for this fabulous and versatile recipe.

  3. The best ribs ever!!. Excelent texture and very tasty. it was a hit in my home. Thank you :)

  4. These are delicious!! We are having them again ..2nd time in 2 weeks. Delicieux!!

  5. Made this recipe a few weeks back. Followed the directions exactly. Best ever!! Going to try the rub and the sauce on a pork roast on the bbq next weekend. Will follow up.

  6. This was my first time making ribs. I had 3 friends over so the pressure was on to impress. I added a small wood chip smoker into my bbq with mesquite flavored wood chips. This really added a nice element to the flavor.

  7. Simply, utterly, unanimously, unbelievably the best ribs ever. I started at 400 for 30 - then finished at 200 for 4.5-5 hrs. Too easy and simply a divine rib sauce.

  8. Love this Recipe. Have used the rub and sauce on many other pork dishes. The sauce is a staple in the fridge.

  9. It's all in the sauce. And it is excellent. Made this sauce on a few occasions and always delicious. How I cook these ribs, I marinate them in the spices a few hours before hand or overnight. Cook in the oven at 400 for around 30 minutes then bring it down to 200 for about 5.5 - 6 hours. Finish them off on the BBQ. Fall off the bone.

  10. Absolutely delicious!!!!!

  11. My go-to rib recipe. Always a hit! And so easy to make.

  12. Je les ai fait quelques fois et un de mes fils qui en mange au resto m'a dit que c'était les meilleures qu'il mangeait.

  13. Best Ribs I have ever made!

  14. I LOVE this recipe! I made this for a BBQ we were attending and everyone thought it was wonderful. My daughter who is a very picky eater loved this recipe also. Making it for dinner again tonight.

  15. Everybody loved them - some preferred without sauce, some with. Left overnight in plastic bag with dry rub. Great flavour. Will make this my regular rib recipe.

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