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BBQ Ribs Recipe

Grilled and smoked ribs are one of the most famous types of meat that people love to consume across the globe. The widespread popularity is mainly attributed to the tenderness and softness of the meat and richness of flavors. The most crucial part of cooking ribs is to ensure the tenderness of ribs and prevent the rubbery texture that is a huge turn-off. Here are some great bbq ribs recipes that may help you in preparing the best ever ribs. Once you get to know the basic technique of handling the ribs, it will become easier for you to prepare any sauce or marinade for grilled, smoky ribs.

BBQ Beef Ribs

This is the basic bbq ribs recipe that is worth trying.




Beef ribs

2 slabs

Salt (kosher salt)

2 tablespoons

Brown sugar

1 ½ tablespoons

Paprika powder

1 tablespoon

Ancho Chile powder

1 tablespoon

Cumin (grounded)

1 tablespoon

Black Pepper (grounded)

2 tablespoons

For Glaze

Maple syrup

½ cup

Apple juice

¼ cup

Brown sugar

3 tablespoons

Apple cider vinegar

3 tablespoons

Dijon mustard

3 tablespoons

Time and Yield

Total Time

3 hours and 15 minutes


4-6 servings


For preparing ribs

  1. Place the rib slabs over a clean cutting board.

  2. Remove the entire fatty membrane present underside.

  3. Trim excess meat and fat.

For preparing rub

  1. Mix all the ingredients well in a mixing bowl.

  2. Rub it over the beef ribs.

  3. Spread the rubbed ribs over a flat tray, cover with a foil and leave for 8 hours or overnight.

For glaze

  • Put all the ingredients for glaze in a sauce pan.

  • Bring it to simmer for about 8 minutes until the concentration becomes syrupy.

  • Use wooden spoon for stirring.


  1. Heat the grill to 250 degree F.

  2. Take the refrigerated ribs, place it over the heated grill and make sure the meatier side faces the grill surface.

  3. Cook for 3 hours.

  4. Turn a side and again cook for about 45 minutes until they become tender and soft.

  5. Apply glaze with a brush and leave for 5 minutes more.

  6. Slice and serve.

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