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ancho chile powder
freshly ground black pepper
ground cayenne pepper
ground dried chipotle pepper
baby back pork ribs
This is a 10 star recipe - the best & easiest method to make ribs. As indicated - use your favorite dry rub and your favorite BBQ sauce but use this low and slow method. For make ahead 'ready to BBQ Ribs' I usually coat the ribs in the dry rub and wrap tightly and let sit in the refrigerator over night. Bake at 250 for at LEAST 2 hours - sometimes they take longer. Then I let them cool in the package - drain the juices out of the package and store in the refrigerator until we are ready to grill. Finishing them on the grill, using indirect heat is so easy and there is virtually no clean up other than to wipe your chops and toss the bones. Enjoy!
Not my cup of tea. Too dry and way too much sauce.
Finger lickin' good! The key to "fall-off the bones" tender ribs is in the cooking method - low and slow is the way to go and this method is perfect for anytime you want ribs or if it happens to be raining and you can't grill. And, as Chef John states this works with any dry rub and bbq sauce. So, you can use your favorite combination or get creative -either way you're in for a treat! I used the rub in the recipe, but played with it a bit to use what I had on hand. I cut the recipe in half because we had a small rack of baby back ribs and since I didn't have dried chipolte pepper I subbed garlic powder instead. For the bbq sauce I opted for KC Masterpiece. We finished these on the grill over low heat basting just as the recipe states for the last 20 minutes. This was so simple and so delicious - perfect with a side of coleslaw and cornbread!
I made this yesterday wowie was it ever good! I didn't have "ancho" chile powder so I used regular chile powder in its place. Also didn't have chipotle pepper. I added some garlic powder. The meat was so tender I actually couldn't cut through it...fell right off the bone! Overall this will be my GO TO recipe for ribs! Thanks Chef John!
Absolutely the best oven baked BBQ rib recipe I have ever tried !!! I''ve been on the hunt for a really good oven baked rib recipe, and most have fallen short of my expectations. Cooking times are spot on, and the ribs are fall-off-the-bone tender!This one is a keeper. You won't be disappointed! Thanks Chef John! I'll definitely be trying other recipes of yours!
This recipe will give you good tender ribs. With that said, there is nothing special about the recipe itself. Like Chef John says, you can really season it with anything you want. All I had on hand was the white and brown sugars, plain chili powder and salt and pepper. I did add some bbq seasoning to it to add extra flavor sicne I did not have those other seasonings. The main thing to this recipe is the foil cooking method because I use this method with other meats (they always come out tender). Also, I used pork spare ribs instead and they still came out tender just had to cook an additional 30 minutes. By pork already being salty, I found that 1/4 cup salt was too much. Next time, I'll cut down to maybe 2 or 3 tablespoons. I'll also add more brown sugar... they weren't quiet sweet enough to me but still good.
Awesome recipe, I had never made ribs before, and they came out perfect!!!
Wow I love this recipe. I was looking for a good way to do ribs without having to use a grill in case of bad weather and now I think I'll be using this method for ribs as often as possible. The meat was literally falling off the bone and oh so good.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Baked BBQ Baby Back Ribs
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 206
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