Simple Country Ribs

Simple Country Ribs

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"Extra tender, extra flavorful ribs, bursting with barbeque flavor."
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1 h 10 m servings 882 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 882 kcal
  • 44%
  • Fat:
  • 38.3 g
  • 59%
  • Carbs:
  • 94.1g
  • 30%
  • Protein:
  • 36.4 g
  • 73%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 150 mg
  • 50%
  • Sodium:
  • 3518 mg
  • 141%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Place spareribs in a large stock pot with barbeque sauce, onion, salt, and pepper. Pour in enough water to cover. Bring to a low boil, and cook approximately 40 minutes.
  2. Preheat grill for high heat.
  3. Lightly oil grate. Remove spareribs from the stock pot, and place on the prepared grill. Use the barbeque sauce in the saucepan to baste ribs while cooking. Grill ribs, basting and turning frequently, for 20 minutes, or until nicely browned.


  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the boil ingredients. The actual amount of the boil consumed will vary.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


  1. 461 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This will work in the oven - wrap in foil sprayed with cooking spray and place in a baking dish to catch any leaks. Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes, then open foil and bake an additional 10 mi...

Most helpful critical review

My wife made these, did not like them at all. I could tell that the ribs had been cooked with water, even though I saw her take them off the barbeque. The meat was chewey like eastern style ribs...

This will work in the oven - wrap in foil sprayed with cooking spray and place in a baking dish to catch any leaks. Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes, then open foil and bake an additional 10 mi...

Ok, so I have made country ribs many times before, and I've always seasoned them with salt and pepper & boiled them in plain water before grilling them with bbq sauce... and I thought they were ...

These were great! I used boneless country style ribs and boiled them up the day before. I boiled the ribs for 40 minutes and then took the ribs out. The sauce was pretty thin so I boiled it more...

O! M! G! THIS WAS SOOOOOOOOOO GOOOOOD!!! I used 1 large bottle of masterpiece bbq sauce, 3/4 cup of sugar, a splash of lemon, and just enough water to cover the ribs. Instead of 40 min, i boiled...

This is a great way to make tender juicy ribs (or chicken). I use beer instead of water and that really gives it a savory flavor.

Cooking the ribs in BBQ sauce is a great idea. Thanks. I cooked them in a slow cooker and they were fall off the bone tender. The sauce I used needed some kick so I added a little vinegar and...

This was a great way to grill. I have tried other recipes where you boil the ribs then bake them and I was wanting to try one that I could use the grill. I decided to try this. I was skeptic...

These are amazing. Now this is the only way that I make these. It makes the meat so tender and it falls right off the bone. I did take some of the other reviewers advice and add some spices t...

Great method for cooking ribs, Tammi. Thanks for sharing.The ribs came out "falling off the bone tender and moist" just the way we like them. But why waste the time and effort with a bottled sto...

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