Barbecue Ribs

Barbecue ribs are made for success in the kitchen, and today I’m going to show you how to prepare them with the easiest recipe in the world.

Have you ever smelled the unmistakable aroma of freshly baked BBQ ribs? Have you wondered how to achieve that perfect balance between caramelized sweetness and the juiciness of barbecue sauce ribs?

Well, that will become a reality as soon as they’re in the oven or served at your home table, I guarantee it will delight the palate of all who try them.

With all this, I don’t want to delay any longer, let’s put on our aprons and cook together the best pork ribs in barbecue sauce.

Barbecue Ribs Recipe

Barbecue Ribs Recipe

This is how I always prepare the Juiciest and Most Delicious Barbecue Ribs, a very easy and quick recipe.

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time2 hr 30 min
  • Total Time2 hr 40 min
  • Yield1
  • Serving Size100g
  • Energy680 cal


  • 1 rack of ribs (the meatier, the better)
  • 2 tsp of garlic powder
  • 2 tsp of oregano
  • 2 tsp of onion powder
  • 2 tsp of sweet paprika
  • 2 tbsp of brown or white sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Barbecue sauce to taste

How to Prepare


Choose a good rack of ribs, preferably with a good proportion of meat and fat. If it has a membrane, you may need to remove it.


Combine garlic powder, oregano, onion powder, sweet paprika, sugar, salt, and ground black pepper. Make sure to mix all the ingredients well.


Apply the seasoning mix on each side of the rack, ensuring every inch of the ribs is well covered.


Cover the ribs with aluminum foil and bake them at 350°F for 2 hours.


Once baked, cover the ribs with your favorite barbecue sauce, both on top and underneath. If you want to prepare the sauce, here is the recipe for homemade BBQ sauce.


Bake for an additional 30 minutes uncovered to allow them to brown and caramelize.


Let rest for 5-10 minutes before cutting. Serve and enjoy with the side dish of your choice.

  • Nutrition Facts

  • 4 servings per container
  • Serving Size100g
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories680
  • % Daily Value*

Tips for Choosing the Best Rack of Ribs

When it comes to barbecue ribs, selecting the right rack is crucial to ensure a juicy and delicious outcome.

For this, look for pieces that have a good proportion of meat and fat, as the latter will contribute juiciness during baking.

Moreover, if the rack has a membrane, it is advisable to remove it to allow the seasonings to better penetrate the meat and facilitate cutting once they are cooked. If you don’t have an oven, here is a recipe for pork ribs in a pot.

How to Make the Best Barbecue Ribs?

Preparing barbecue ribs that are a true delight for the senses may require some tricks that chefs often keep up their sleeve.

But don’t worry, here I reveal some secrets that will help you obtain barbecue ribs that will be the star of any gathering.

  • Marinating is Key: Although this recipe is very basic, it’s important to season the ribs with ingredients that add a lot of flavor, and the selection I’ve made today is perfect. The paprika not only intensifies it but will also give it a better color, and the same happens with the sugar, thanks to it, the caramelized finish will be incredible.
  • Control the Temperature: Baking at a low temperature for a prolonged time is essential to obtain ribs that are tender on the inside and caramelized on the outside. Precise control of the oven temperature will ensure that the ribs cook evenly without drying out.
  • Resting is Fundamental: Allowing the ribs to rest after taking them out of the oven is a step you shouldn’t skip. This rest allows the juices to redistribute throughout the meat, ensuring that every bite is as juicy and delicious as the first.
  • The Barbecue Sauce: Ideally, you would prepare a homemade barbecue sauce, which could be the final touch that takes your ribs to the next level. However, there are very good brands on the market that you can use without any problem and will give a perfect finish in terms of levels of sweetness, umami, color, and even spiciness if you wish.
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Hola, soy Dailis, Chef Profesional y creadora de varios proyectos de cocina Internacional. Te doy la Bienvenida a Receta Cubana

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