Best BBQ Ribs

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  • If you want to know how to make ribs on the grill, then this recipe will show you how! These pork ribs are covered in a mouthwatering dry rub, then baked low and slow and finished on the grill for the best, fall-off-the-bone ribs!
    This is the Best BBQ Ribs Recipe you'll ever find! This pork ribs recipe falls right off the bone and is smothered in an award winning BBQ sauce! #howtomakeribsonthegrill #BBQribs www.savoryexperiments.com

     

    This is the Best BBQ Ribs Recipe you’ll ever find! This pork ribs recipe falls right off the bone and is smothered in an award winning BBQ sauce!

    Nothing says summer BBQ like a rack of ribs. I’m pretty convinced there is no “perfect rib”, so many variables between pork or beef, smoking versus grilling, dry rub, wet rub, tomato base versus vinegar base. Really it is a matter of personal preference.

    This is the Best BBQ Ribs Recipe you'll ever find! This pork ribs recipe falls right off the bone and is smothered in an award winning BBQ sauce! #howtomakeribsonthegrill #BBQribs www.savoryexperiments.com

    Although BBQ sauce and styles are generally broken into three categories: Texas, St. Louis and Carolina, there are many variations within the subcategories; way too many to name. So maybe there isn’t really one best we can all agree on, right?

    This is the Best BBQ Ribs Recipe you'll ever find! This pork ribs recipe falls right off the bone and is smothered in an award winning BBQ sauce! #howtomakeribsonthegrill #BBQribs www.savoryexperiments.com

    Well, these are my best BBQ ribs. I don’t claim to be a pitmaster or BBQ snob, just a lady who likes ribs and BBQ sauce.

    1. I’ve never had anyone not tell me they are “the best”.

    2. My homemade BBQ sauce has won many awards. It is flipping delicious!

    3. I dream about them, they are so good.

    This is the Best BBQ Ribs Recipe you'll ever find! This pork ribs recipe falls right off the bone and is smothered in an award winning BBQ sauce! #howtomakeribsonthegrill #BBQribs www.savoryexperiments.com

    I start by using a dry rub and low-temperature baking for 3 hours. Meanwhile, my homemade tomato BBQ sauce simmers. Finally, I have hubby finish them off on the grill, basting with sauce. Just perfect… the way I like it!  I hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

    This is the Best BBQ Ribs Recipe you'll ever find! This pork ribs recipe falls right off the bone and is smothered in an award winning BBQ sauce! #howtomakeribsonthegrill #BBQribs www.savoryexperiments.com

    If you enjoyed this ribs with bbq sauce recipe, check out these other easy grill recipes:

     

    This is the Best BBQ Ribs Recipe you'll ever find! This pork ribs recipe falls right off the bone and is smothered in an award winning BBQ sauce! #howtomakeribsonthegrill #BBQribs www.savoryexperiments.com

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    This is the Best BBQ Ribs Recipe you'll ever find! This pork ribs recipe falls right off the bone and is smothered in an award winning BBQ sauce! #howtomakeribsonthegrill #BBQribs www.savoryexperiments.com
    Best BBQ Ribs
    Prep Time
    30 mins
    Cook Time
    2 hrs
    Total Time
    2 hrs
     
    Create fall-off-the-bone tender ribs in an award winning BBQ Sauce!
    Course: Main Course, Main Dish
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: bbq ribs, ribs on the grill
    Servings: 4
    Calories: 1096 kcal
    Ingredients
    • 3 pounds pork spareribs
    • 2 tablespoons chili powder
    • 2 tablespoons ancho chili powder
    • 2 tablespoons chipotle chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon fine sea salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
    • 2 large disposable aluminum pans
    • Homemade BBQ Sauce
    • Cooking spray or vegetable oil for grill
    Instructions
    1. Start by cutting ribs into 3-4 ribs portions using a sharp meat cleaver. Be careful!
    2. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Place ribs in a large aluminum pan.
    3. In a small bowl, combine all dry ingredients, chili powder through celery salt, mix well.
    4. Wash your hands well. Using your hands, massage dry rub into the meaty side of each rib segment. Ribs do not have to be in a single layer, but should be positioned so that there is a small amount of space for air to circulate between each segment.
    5. Place ribs on the center rack. Fill a high rimmed baking dish (I used a 9x13 rectangular baking pan) with water. Place on the lowest level of the oven. The water will create steam in the oven, preventing ribs from drying out. If you place the liquid directly into the aluminum pan it will take off the dry rub. If you do want to put liquid straight into the pan, substitute water with apple juice to add flavor.
    6. Allow to bake for 3 hours. Meanwhile make BBQ sauce.
    7. Remove ribs and heat the grill to medium-high heat. Spray with cooking spray or baste with vegetable oil.
    8. Place ribs on the grill, meaty side down initially. Allow to cook for 5-7 minutes. Rotate so the meaty side is up and baste homemade BBQ sauce onto each segment. Continue to cook for 15 minutes, basting with light layers every 2-3 minutes.
    9. Right before removing, give each segment a good, hearty basting. Remove and serve hot. Enjoy your Best BBQ Ribs!
    10. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

    Nutrition Facts
    Best BBQ Ribs
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 1096 Calories from Fat 729
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 81g 125%
    Saturated Fat 25g 125%
    Cholesterol 272mg 91%
    Sodium 3096mg 129%
    Potassium 1102mg 31%
    Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
    Sugars 27g
    Protein 54g 108%
    Vitamin A 71.2%
    Calcium 11.3%
    Iron 30.1%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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